People gathered at a mural and memorial honoring Army Specialist Vanessa Guillén at Taqueria del Sol on July 5, 2020. Photo by Briana Vargas/The Texas Tribune
Dec. 29 (UPI) — Commanders will no longer be involved in military sexual harassment or sexual assault investigations under a new federal law named for a murdered Fort Hood soldier that goes into effect Saturday.
Provisions of the I Am Vanessa Guillén Act were included in the $770 billion National Defense Authorization Act that was signed by President Biden on Monday.
Under the new law, the decision