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H.R. 1082: SASCA

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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 Feb 7, 2019.

Survivors' Access to Supportive Care Act or SASCA

This bill establishes a series of programs and requirements to address the adequacy of access to sexual-assault examinations.

Among other things, the bill establishes (1) a grant program for states to assess the availability of specified providers to perform sexual-assault examinations; (2) a multiagency pilot program to improve training for, and access to, such providers; (3) reporting requirements for hospitals regarding community access to such providers; and (4) a grant program for provider training in rural and tribal settings.