|Posted:||November 21, 2017 10:25 AM|
|From:||Representative Leanne Krueger|
|To:||All House members|
|Subject:||Creation of the #METOO PA State House Act|
|In the near future, it is my intention to introduce legislation that creates the “#METOO PA General Assembly Act” (Member and Employee Training and Oversight on PA General Assembly Act). This legislation is a necessary response to the #METOO movement, which has sparked a flurry of scandals and sexual harassment investigations throughout state houses nationwide and the U.S. Congress.
My bill – like its U.S. counterpart -- seeks to reform current procedures in the PA General Assembly for the investigation and resolution of allegations of sexual harassment and protections from said harassment.
This legislation would, in effect, be a state-level version of a congressional bill drafted by US Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA; https://media.nbcwashington.com/documents/FINAL+SPEIER_091_xml.pdf ).
Briefly, this legislation provides for the following:
If you agree with me, please consider co-sponsoring this legislation.
Introduced as HB1965