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S.Res. 131 (115th): A resolution supporting the mission and goals of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week in 2017, which include increasing public awareness of the rights, needs, and concerns of, and services available to assist, victims and survivors of crime in the United States.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Apr 25, 2017.


(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Expresses support for the mission and goals of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which include increasing awareness of: (1) the impact of crime on victims, survivors, and their families; and (2) the challenges to achieving justice and the many solutions available to meet those challenges.

Recognizes that crime victims, survivors, and their families should be treated with dignity, fairness, and respect.