S.1689 - Veterans Sexual Assault Prevention Act of 2011

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require a comprehensive policy on reporting and tracking sexual assault incidents and other safety incidents that occur at medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require a comprehensive policy on reporting and tracking sexual assault incidents and other safety incidents that occur at medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Veterans Sexual Assault Prevention Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Veterans Sexual Assault Prevention Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop and implement, by February 1, 2012, a centralized and comprehensive policy on reporting and tracking sexual assaults and other safety incidents at each medical facility of the Department of

Official Summary

Veterans Sexual Assault Prevention Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop and implement, by February 1, 2012, a centralized and comprehensive policy on reporting and tracking sexual assaults and other safety incidents at each medical facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including:
(1) risk-assessment tools;
(2) mandatory security training;
(3) physical security precautions (surveillance camera systems and panic alarm systems);
(4) criteria and guidance for employees communicating and reporting incidents to specified supervisory personnel, VA law enforcement officials, and the Office of Inspector General;
(4) an oversight system within the Veterans Health Administration;
(5) procedures for VA law enforcement officials investigating, tracking, and closing reported incidents; and
(6) clinical guidance for treating sexual assaults reported over 72 hours after assault. Requires the Secretary to:
(1) submit an annual report to Congress on such incidents and policy implementation, and
(2) prescribe applicable regulations. Repeals required annual reports concerning registered nurse staffing at VA health care facilities.

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