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H.R.2947: International Women's Freedom Act of 2013
About this Bill
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y.|
|Total Cosponsors||3 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Aug. 1, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Sept. 13, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
International Women's Freedom Act of 2013 - Establishes within the Department of State an Office of International Women's Rights to be headed by an Ambassador at Large for International Women's Rights.
Directs the Secretary of State to establish a women's rights Internet site and maintain prisoner lists and issue briefs on women's rights concerns.
Amends the Foreign Service Act of 1980 to include instruction on the internationally recognized rights of women and the various aspects and manifestations of violations of women's rights in Foreign Service officer training.
Establishes the United States Commission on International Women's Rights.
Directs the President to take specified actions in response to women's rights violations, especially particularly severe rights violations.
Prescribes criteria for the prohibition of economic, multilateral, military, and export assistance in instances of particularly severe women's rights violations.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Sept. 13, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.|
|Aug. 16, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.|
|Aug. 1, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|Aug. 1, 2013||Referred to House Financial Services|
|Aug. 1, 2013||Referred to House Foreign Affairs|