S.2782 - A bill to improve provisions of law relating to sexual harassment and assault prevention at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and for other purposes.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] (Introduced 11/05/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Committee Meetings:||11/13/19 10:00AM|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 116-259|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/13/2020 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 520. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2782 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate (08/13/2020)
This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to ensure that allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment are investigated thoroughly and promptly.
NOAA must ensure that such allegations are investigated within 48 hours after they are reported.
If pursuant to an investigation NOAA finds evidence that a crime has been committed it must refer the matter to the appropriate law enforcement authorities, including the appropriate United States Attorney's office.