S.RES.74: 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 15 (13 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced March 11, 2013
Latest Major Action March 11, 2013
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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.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 11, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1669; text as passed Senate: CR S1598; text of measure as introduced: CR S1598)