H.R. 5578: Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act of 2016


Jun 24, 2016


Passed House on Sep 6, 2016

This bill passed in the House on September 6, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Mimi Walters

Representative for California's 45th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2016
Length: 9 pages


52% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To establish certain rights for sexual assault survivors, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.


Jun 24, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 7, 2016
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 1, 2016
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 6, 2016
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

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