Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 1973 - Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017

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May 23, 2017 10:42 AM

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Costa (CA)


LATE Strikes the word “reasonably” from HR 1973 to make the Senate statute of limitations apply rather than the House statute.

Goodlatte (VA)


MANAGER’S AMENDMENT LATE Harmonizes language in the bill with language in the underlying statute. Additionally, it clarifies duties of national governing bodies with respect to implementing procedures pertaining to interactions between young athletes and adults. Finally, it makes small technical and conforming changes.

O'Halleran (AZ), Sinema (AZ), Biggs (AZ)


Requires national governing bodies to clearly list dedicated information and resources, which may include sexual assault hotlines and victim support resources, on their official websites.