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H.R. 505: CARE Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 11, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 505

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 11, 2019

(for himself, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Nunes, and Mr. Joyce of Ohio) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 to reauthorize the grant program for education, training, and enhanced services to end violence against and abuse of women with disabilities.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Certainty, Assistance, and Relief for Everyone Act or the CARE Act.

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Reauthorization of grant program for education, training, and enhanced services to end violence against and abuse of women with disabilities

Section 1402 of the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 (34 U.S.C. 20122) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (e), by striking 2018 and inserting 2024; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(f)

Report

Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Certainty, Assistance, and Relief for Everyone Act, the Attorney General shall issue a report identifying and describing best practices for State, local, and tribal law enforcement officers and prosecutors in investigating and prosecuting sexual assault cases involving the victimization of individuals with disabilities.

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