Summary: S.Res.201 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.Res.201. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (06/22/2017)

Recognizes the increase in educational opportunities, including in sports, for women and girls since the passage of title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

Encourages the Department of Education and Department of Justice to ensure that students have a safe learning environment by working to ensure schools prevent and respond to discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex including sexual assault, harassment, domestic and dating violence, pregnancy, sex-stereotyping, and actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity.

Recognizes that progress remains to ensure that no educational institution that receives federal funding discriminates against any persons because of their sex.

Recognizes the progress in education opportunities for women and girls since the passage of title IX of the Education Amendments.

Expresses the need to ensure students have a safe learning environment through schools' prevention efforts and responses to forms of discrimination and harassment based on one's sex.