A bill to require covered discrimination and covered harassment awareness and prevention training for Members, officers, employees, interns, fellows, and detailees of Congress within 30 days of employment and annually thereafter, to require a biennial climate survey of Congress, to amend the enforcement process under the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights for covered discrimination and covered harassment complaints, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New York. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2017
Length: 55 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on December 14, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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32 Cosponsors (22 Democrats, 10 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Gillibrand Urges Senate Leadership To Take Action Now To Pass Her Bipartisan Bill To Reform Sexual Harassment Reporting Process In Congress”
— Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] (Sponsor) on Feb 23, 2018
Dec 14, 2017
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S. 2236 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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