S.RES.376: A resolution supporting the goals of International Women's Day.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about civil rights and liberties, minority issues
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Sponsor Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.
Total Cosponsors 11 (9 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced March 6, 2014
Latest Major Action March 13, 2014
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Bill Summary

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Supports the goals of International Women's Day. Recognizes that the empowerment of women is linked to the potential of countries to generate economic growth, sustainable democracy, and inclusive security.

Honors the women in the United States and around the world who have worked to ensure that women are guaranteed equality and basic human rights.

Reaffirms the Senate's commitment to ending discrimination and violence against women and girls and to pursuing policies that guarantee the basic human rights of women and girls worldwide, and to promoting meaningful participation of women in all aspects of their societies and communities.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 13, 2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent.
March 13, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S1669)
March 11, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 325.
March 11, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
March 11, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
March 6, 2014 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1367-1368)