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Lawmakers unveil bipartisan bill named after Vanessa Guillen to change sexual harassment reporting in military

September 16, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

A group of US House lawmakers on Wednesday introduced a bipartisan bill in honor of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen to change how sexual assault and harassment claims from US servicemembers are reported and handled in the military.

(CNN)A group of US House lawmakers on Wednesday introduced a bipartisan bill in honor of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen to change how sexual assault and harassment claims from US servicemembers are reported and handled in the military.

"This piece of legislation is going to transform a tragedy into change," Speier said Wednesday during a press conference on Capitol Hill with the bill's other backers and Guillen's parents and sisters in attendance.

That you can proudly be reminded that her presence is going to be on every military base as it is transformed into an institution that protect its service members," Speier said, addressing the Guillen family directly.

Speier said that she will join a congressional delegation to Fort Hood on Thursday, where they plan to speak with enlisted soldiers, military police and police in Killeen, and visit the "crime scene and location of the remains of Vanessa Guillen. "

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