To provide for the preservation by the Department of Defense of documentary evidence of the Department of Defense on incidents of sexual assault and sexual harassment in the military, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Support for Survivors Act''.
SEC. 2. PRESERVATION OF DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ON INCIDENTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE MILITARY.
(a) Identification of Means of Preservation.-- (1) In general.--The Secretary of Defense shall, in consultation with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, identify the most appropriate and effective means for the preservation by the Department of Defense of documentary evidence of the Department on covered incidents of sexual assault and sexual harassment during the life of the victims of such incidents. The means so identified shall be a single means that is used uniformly by all the military departments. (2) Documentary evidence.--For purposes of this section, documentary evidence on covered incidents of sexual assault and sexual harassment means the following: (A) All forms, reports, or other documents, whether in paper or electronic form, currently generated by the Department of Defense at the time of, or otherwise in connection with, a report or allegation regarding a covered incident of sexual assault or sexual harassment. (B) Such other form, report, or document as may be established by the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with...