H.CON.RES.36: Recognizing the disparate impact of climate change on women and the efforts of women globally to address climate change.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about environmental protection
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Sponsor Barbara Lee, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 27 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 26, 2013
Latest Major Action May 3, 2013
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Bill Summary

Recognizes: (1) the disparate impacts of climate change on women and the efforts of women globally to address it, and (2) the need for balanced participation of men and women in climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts.

Encourages the use of gender-sensitive frameworks in developing climate change policies.

Affirms Congress's commitment to: (1) support women who are particularly vulnerable to prepare for and adapt to climate change impacts, including a commitment to increase education and training opportunities for women to develop local resilience plans to address the effects of climate change; (2) empower women in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of climate change strategies; and (3) include women in economic development planning, policies, and practices that directly improve conditions that result from climate change.

Encourages the President to: (1) integrate a gender approach in all U.S. policies and programs that are globall...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 3, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
April 26, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.