S. 1280 (112th): Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011


Jun 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 21, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 21, 2011.


Pub.L. 112-57


John “Johnny” Isakson

Senior Senator from Georgia



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Last Updated: Nov 3, 2011
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to amend the Peace Corps Act to require sexual assault risk-reduction and response training, the development of a sexual assault policy, the establishment of an Office of Victim Advocacy, the establishment of a Sexual Assault Advisory Council, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - Amends the Peace Corps Act to require the President:(1) as part of the training provided to all Peace Corps volunteers, to develop and implement comprehensive sexual assault risk-reduction ... Read more >


Jun 27, 2011

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Jul 26, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Sep 26, 2011
Passed Senate

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Nov 1, 2011
Passed House

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Nov 21, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1280”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


30 cosponsors (24D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Nov 1, 2011 7:02 p.m.
Passed 406/0

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2337 (Related)
Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2011

S.Con.Res. 31 (Related)
A concurrent resolution directing the Secretary of the Senate to make a correction in ...

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Nov 1, 2011

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