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House Committee Examines Sexual Harassment in the Congressional Workplace

On December 7, the House Administration Committee held a hearing, “Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Congressional Workplace: Examining Reforms to the Congressional Accountability Act.” The committee held a similar hearing on November 14 (see The Source, 11/17/17).

The committee discussed ways to amend the Congressional Accountability Act (P.L. 104-1), including H.R. 4396, the ME TOO Congress Act, sponsored by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), which would reform the investigation and resolution procedures for sexual harassment complaints.

The following witnesses testified:

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