Judiciary Committee Approves SAFER Act

WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and former Texas Attorney General, released the following statement upon his bipartisan Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (SAFER) Act being reported out of the Senate Judiciary Committee:

“Today we took a large step toward ensuring justice for victims of sexual assault. I’m encouraged by the bipartisan support the SAFER Act received in the Judiciary Committee and look forward to a vote on the Senate floor.”