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Source: US Congressional Budget Office

The bill would

  • Require transportation carriers to create policies for reporting on and combating sexual assault and sexual harassment that occurs on the vehicles they operate
  • Require the Department of Transportation to collect and maintain information, and make it available to the public, on the number of sexual assaults and harassment incidents that occur on vehicles operated by transportation carriers
  • Establish new and increase existing civil fines for physically or sexually assaulting or threatening to assault an employee working for a service that transports passengers

Estimated budgetary effects would primarily stem from

  • The cost to collect, analyze, and publish data on sexual assault and harassment incidents that occur on vehicles operated by transportation carriers

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