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S. 2872: Congressional Accountability and Harassment Reform Act

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A bill to amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to reform the procedures provided under such Act for the initiation, investigation, and resolution of claims alleging that employing offices of the legislative branch have violated the rights and protections provided to their employees under such Act, including protections against sexual harassment and discrimination, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Kirsten Gillibrand

Sponsor. Junior Senator for New York. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 21, 2018
Length: 74 pages
Introduced:

May 17, 2018

Status:

Ordered Reported on May 21, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 21, 2018.

Prognosis:

36% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 17, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 21, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2872 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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