To amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to require Members of Congress to reimburse the Treasury for amounts paid as awards and settlements under such Act in connection with violations of such Act consisting of acts of sexual harassment or sexual assault committed personally by Members of Congress.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 20, 2017
Length: 4 pages
What legislators are saying
“Olson Acts to Improve Harassment Policies for Congressional Staff”
— Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22, 2009-2020] (Sponsor) on Feb 6, 2018
“OLSON, STEFANIK INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT VICTIMS OF HARASSMENT & TAXPAYERS”
— Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 21, 2017
Dec 20, 2017
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H.R. 4690 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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