S.Con.Res. 31 (112th): A concurrent resolution directing the Secretary of the Senate to make a correction in the enrollment of ...

...S. 1280.

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Oct 13, 2011 (Resolution Agreed to).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. CON. RES. 31

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 13, 2011

submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was considered and agreed to

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Directing the Secretary of the Senate to make a correction in the enrollment of S. 1280.

That, in the enrollment of the bill (S. 1280) 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, the Secretary of the Senate shall make the following corrections:

Amend section 8C of the Peace Corps Act, in the quoted material in section 2 of the bill, by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(e)

Sunset

This section shall cease to be effective on October 1, 2018.

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Amend section 8D of the Peace Corps Act, in the quoted material in section 2 of the bill, by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(g)

Sunset

This section shall cease to be effective on October 1, 2018.

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Amend section 8E of the Peace Corps Act, in the quoted material in section 2 of the bill—

(1)

in subsection (c), by striking The President shall annually conduct and inserting Annually through September 30, 2018, the President shall conduct;

(2)

in subsection (d)—

(A)

in subparagraph (A), by striking a biennial report and inserting a report, not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this section, and biennially through September 30, 2018,; and

(B)

in subparagraph (B), by striking not later than two years after the date of the enactment of this section and every three years thereafter and inserting not later than two years and five years after the date of the enactment of this section; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(e)

Portfolio reviews

(1)

In General

The President shall, at least once every 3 years, perform a review to evaluate the allocation and delivery of resources across the countries the Peace Corps serves or is considering for service. Such portfolio reviews shall at a minimum include the following with respect to each such country:

(A)

An evaluation of the country’s commitment to the Peace Corps program.

(B)

An analysis of the safety and security of volunteers.

(C)

An evaluation of the country’s need for assistance.

(D)

An analysis of country program costs.

(E)

An evaluation of the effectiveness of management of each post within a country.

(F)

An evaluation of the country’s congruence with the Peace Corp’s mission and strategic priorities.

(2)

Briefing

Upon request of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate or the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives, the President shall brief such committees on each portfolio review required under paragraph (1). If requested, each such briefing shall discuss performance measures and sources of data used (such as project status reports, volunteer surveys, impact studies, reports of Inspector General of the Peace Corps, and any relevant external sources) in making the findings and conclusions in such review.

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Amend section 8I(a) of the Peace Corps Act, in the quoted material in section 2, by inserting through September 30, 2018, after annually.

Strike section 8.

Redesignate sections 9 and 10 as sections 8 and 9, respectively.

Strike section 11.