#iamvanessaguillen bill introduced in Washington
U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) and several other members of Congress introduced legislation on Wednesday that would change the way sexual harassment claims are investigated on military installations.
The bill also would make sexual harassment a crime under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Mullin and a bipartisan group of lawmakers who are co-sponsors of the legislation are hosting a news conference to introduce the bill, joined by members of the Guillen family, as well as Guillen family attorney Natalie Khawam.
The sponsors of the legislation also include U.S. Reps. John Carter (R-Round Rock), Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston), Veronica Escobar (D-El Paso), Pete Olson (R-Sugarland), Will Hurd (R-San Antonio) , Jason Crow (D-Colo.), Troy Balderson (R-Ohio), Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), and Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-Calif.).
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