H.Con.Res.49 - Supporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2017 Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer name-calling, bullying, and harassment faced by individuals in schools.115th Congress (2017-2018)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] (Introduced 04/06/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/06/2017 Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.49 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/06/2017)
Supports the goals and ideals of the National Day of Silence (during which students vow to remain silent to bring attention to the harassment and discrimination faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and gay people in schools). Requests that the President issue a proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe the National Day of Silence.
Encourages each state, city, and local educational agency to adopt laws and policies to prohibit name-calling, bullying, harassment, and discrimination against students, teachers, and other school staff regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity or gender expression.