HR 1578

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1578

To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health care system's assessment and response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 15, 2011

Ms. SLAUGHTER (for herself, Mrs. LOWEY, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Ms. MOORE, Ms. NORTON, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Ms. HANABUSA, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. HOLDEN, and Ms. DELAURO) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health care system's assessment and response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--COORDINATED PUBLIC HEALTH INITIATIVE TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

TITLE II--RESEARCH ON EFFECTIVE PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACHES TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. PURPOSE.

TITLE I--COORDINATED PUBLIC HEALTH INITIATIVE TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

SEC. 101. GRANTS TO FOSTER PUBLIC HEALTH RESPONSES TO INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT.

SEC. 102. TRAINING AND EDUCATION OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS.

`SEC. 758. INTERDISCIPLINARY TRAINING AND EDUCATION ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND OTHER TYPES OF VIOLENCE AND ABUSE.

TITLE II--RESEARCH ON EFFECTIVE PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACHES TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

SEC. 201. RESEARCH ON EFFECTIVE INTERVENTIONS TO END DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND STALKING AGAINST WOMEN IN THE HEALTH CARE SETTING.

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