Summary: S.2159 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/16/2017)

Member and Employee Training and Oversight On Congress Act or the ME TOO Congress Act

This bill amends the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (CAA), including to (1) extend CAA nondiscrimination requirements and remedies to sexual orientation, gender identity, and to legislative branch interns, detailees, and fellows; (2) revise CAA procedures for certain harassment and discrimination complaints; (3) require the offending Member of Congress to pay for settlements and awards in such complaints; and (4) rename the Office of Compliance the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights.

The bill sets forth requirements for certain harassment and discrimination awareness and prevention training.