H.CON.RES.296: Expressing the sense of Congress that there is no honor in "honor killings".

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced Nov. 10, 2005
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 10, 2005

Bill Cosponsors

68 (57 Democrats, 1 Independent Democrat, 11 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of Congress respecting steps to be taken to address the investigation and prosecution of so-called "honor crimes," to provide refuge and rehabilitation for victimized women and their children, and to encourage public awareness and education of human rights and women's rights.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
Nov. 10, 2005

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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