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: Mar 5, 2019
Length: 36 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on March 5, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jul 17, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6406 (115th).
Mar 5, 2019
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H.R. 1521 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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