S. 859 (112th): Public Agency Accountability for Sexual Harassment Act


Apr 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit sexual harassment by individuals administering programs and activities receiving Federal assistance.

Summary (CRS)

4/14/2011--Introduced.Public Agency Accountability for Sexual Harassment Act - Prohibits sexual harassment (as defined under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964) by any individual who is an agent ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 14, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 859”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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