Legislation on Sexual Harassment in the Legislature

2/11/2019

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2018 has brought an unprecedented amount of legislation on sexual harassment and sexual harassment policies. 32 states introduced over 125 pieces of legislation. In 2019, 29 states have introduced over 100 pieces of legislation related to sexual harassment in the state legislatures.

States have introduced legislation to expel members, criminalize sexual harassment in legislatures, and mandate harassment training within the legislature, among other topics.