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Congress voted on a massive overhaul of sexual misconduct rules

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  • The House passed legislation Tuesday to overhaul how members of Congress and their staffs report sexual harassment on Capitol Hill.
  • Under the new legislation, lawmakers will be required to reimburse the Treasury within 90 days for any harassment settlements made with taxpayer funds.


WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed legislation Tuesday to overhaul how members of Congress and their staffs report sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, a response to reports about the current system's tangle of confusing guidelines and culture of secrecy.

"From members to staff, no one should feel unsafe serving in Congress," House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a statement following a voice vote.

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