S.Res.201 - A resolution affirming the importance of title IX, applauding the increase in educational opportunities available to women and girls, and recognizing the tremendous amount of work left to be done to further increase those opportunities.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 06/22/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/22/2017 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Introduced
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
Summary: S.Res.201 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.