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S. 924: Jenna Quinn Law

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A bill to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to require training and education to teachers and other school employees, students, and the community about how to prevent, recognize, respond to, and report child sexual abuse in primary and secondary education.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Cornyn

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 28, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on Sep 17, 2020

This bill passed in the Senate on September 17, 2020 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis
67% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Prostasia Foundation The Jenna Quinn Law promotes community based education and training for teachers, caregivers, and students to prevent child sexual abuse. First passed as Jenna’s Law in Jenna’s home state Texas in 2009, more than half of all states have since adopted ...

History

Mar 28, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 17, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 924 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 924. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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