Text: H.R.7126 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 7126


To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 to direct the Secretary of Defense to include questions regarding racism, anti-Semitism, and su­pre­ma­cism in workplace surveys administered by the Secretary.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 8, 2020

Mr. Brown of Maryland (for himself and Mr. Turner) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 to direct the Secretary of Defense to include questions regarding racism, anti-Semitism, and su­pre­ma­cism in workplace surveys administered by the Secretary.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Department of Defense Anti-Semitism and Racism Awareness Act of 2020”.

SEC. 2. Questions regarding racism, anti-Semitism, and supremacism in workplace surveys administered by the Secretary of Defense.

Section 593 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Public Law 116–92) is amended—

(1) by inserting “(a) Questions required.—” before “The Secretary”;

(2) in paragraph (1), by inserting “, racist, anti-Semitic, or supremacist” after “extremist”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(b) Report.—Not later than March 1, 2021, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report including—

“(1) the text of the questions included in surveys under subsection (a); and

“(2) which surveys include such questions.”.


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