To deter, prevent, reduce, and respond to harassment in the workplace, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, and harassment based on protected categories; and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the tax treatment of amounts related to employment discrimination and harassment in the workplace, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, and harassment based on protected categories.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2018
Length: 36 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on July 17, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“E-Newsletter: Catastrophic Climate Report Demands Congressional Response”
— Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 21, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
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Mar 5, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1521.
H.R. 6406 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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