US HB1521 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 58-4-1)
Status: Introduced on March 5 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-08 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Pending: House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

EMPOWER Act Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace harassment through Education and Reporting Act

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Title

EMPOWER Act Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace harassment through Education and Reporting Act

Sponsors

Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]Rep. John Katko [R-NY]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]
Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]
Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon [R-PR]Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]
Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]
Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]
Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]
Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Katie Hill [D-CA]
Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]
Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]
Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]
Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]Rep. TJ Cox [D-CA]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]
Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]
Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Peter Visclosky [D-IN]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]
Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-04-08HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
2019-03-05HouseReferred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Financial Services, House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-05HouseReferred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Financial Services, House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-05HouseReferred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Financial Services, House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-05HouseReferred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Financial Services, House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-05HouseReferred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Financial Services, House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-05HouseReferred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Financial Services, House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-05HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB574 (Related) 2019-02-27 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
SB575 (Related) 2019-02-27 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Subjects

Administrative law and regulatory procedures
Administrative remedies
Assault and harassment offenses
Civil actions and liability
Civil rights and liberties, minority issues
Congressional officers and employees
Contracts and agency
Corporate finance and management
Crime victims
Employment and training programs
Employment discrimination and employee rights
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
Government information and archives
Government liability
Income tax deductions
Income tax exclusion
Labor-management relations
Legal fees and court costs
Library of Congress
Marketing and advertising
Merit Systems Protection Board
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Sex offenses
Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
State and local government operations
Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
Wages and earnings

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