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H.R. 2695: Combating Sexual Harassment in Science Act

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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: May 19, 2021
Length: 17 pages
Introduced
Apr 20, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Apr 20, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 20, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

The House Majority Leader indicated on May 14, 2021 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Cosponsors

17 Cosponsors (14 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

Prognosis
19% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Apr 20, 2021
 
Introduced

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May 14, 2021
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 14, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

May 18, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House.

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Passed House

 
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Signed by the President

H.R. 2695 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2695. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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