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H.R. 36: Combating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019

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To provide for research to better understand the causes and consequences of sexual harassment affecting individuals in the scientific, technical, engineering, and mathematics workforce and to examine policies to reduce the prevalence and negative impact of such harassment, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Eddie Johnson

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 30th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2019
Length: 17 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 23, 2019

This bill passed in the House on July 23, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
24% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congresswoman Johnson Opens Hearing on Combatting Sexual Harassment in Science
    — Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX30] (Sponsor) on Jun 12, 2019

Jenniffer Gonzlez lidera junto a NASA y el Caucus de Asuntos de la Mujer del Congreso evento para Promover el Programa Artemisa
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 12, 2019

Latta to Attend March for Life on Friday; Host Reception for Ohio Marchers
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] on Jan 16, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 36 will add $18 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jan 3, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 20, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 12, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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Jul 23, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 36 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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