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S.RES.184: A resolution recognizing refugee women and girls on World Refugee Day.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 12 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 24, 2013
Latest Major Action June 24, 2013
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Bill Summary

Supports the goals of World Refugee Day.

Reaffirms the Senate's commitment to the protection, well-being, and self-reliance of refugee women and girls and their families in U.S. humanitarian policy, programs, and diplomacy and recognizes the work of the United States Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to this end.

Reiterates the importance of targeted programs for refugee women and girls that prevent and respond to gender-based violence, support self-reliance, and promote leadership skills.

Recognizes the work of the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration of the Department of State, the Office of Refugee Resettlement of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), nongovernmental organizations, advocacy groups, and communities across the United States in resettling refugees in the United States.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 24, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5098; text as passed Senate: CR S5027-5028)