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

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 3, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 12, 2019

Bill Cosponsors

82 (80 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Combating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 This bill addresses sexual harassment in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by supporting sexual harassment research and efforts to prevent and respond to sexual harassment. This bill directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to award grants to institutions of higher education or nonprofit organizations (or their consortia) to expand research into sexual...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with H.R.36.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 12
Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
Jan. 3
Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Jan. 3

Introduced in the House by Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas)

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