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S.RES.433: A resolution condemning the abduction of female students by armed militants from the Government Girls Secondary School in the northeastern province of Borno in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Mary L. Landrieu, D-La.
Total Cosponsors 27 (19 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
Introduced May 1, 2014
Latest Major Action May 6, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Supports the people of Nigeria, especially the parents and families of the girls abducted by Boko Haram in Borno state.

Condemns Boko Haram for its attacks on civilian targets, including schools, mosques, churches, villages, and agricultural centers.

Encourages: (1) the government of Nigeria to strengthen efforts to protect children seeking an education and to hold those who conduct such attacks accountable, and (2) U.S. efforts to assist in such Nigerian actions.

Urges timely civilian assistance from the United States and allied African nations to rescue and reintegrate the abducted girls.

Recognizes that the empowerment of women is linked to the potential of countries to generate economic growth, sustainable democracy, and inclusive security.

Encourages the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for Inte...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 6, 2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
May 6, 2014 Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2699-2700)
May 1, 2014 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2621)