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Weekly Legislative Update: August 31, 2020

Congressional Schedule: August 31-September 4, 2020

The House and Senate are in recess until September 7.

Bills Introduced: August 24-28


H.R. 8136—Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI)/Education and Labor (8/28/20)—A bill to ensure that investigations of sexual misconduct by institutions of higher education are fair, trauma-informed, and evidence-based.


H.R. 8099—Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD)/Armed Services; Transportation and Infrastructure; Oversight and Reform (8/25/20)—A bill to include certain diversity-related requirements for the Armed Forces and the Coast Guard, and for other purposes.

Violence Against Women

H. Res. 1095—Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)/Oversight and Reform (8/25/20)—A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2020 as “National Campus Sexual Assault Awareness Month.”