H.R.1653: Women and Countering Violent Extremism Act of 2019

About This Bill

  • Introduced March 8, 2019
  • Latest Major Action March 8, 2019

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Bill Summary

Women and Countering Violent Extremism Act of 2019 This bill (1) authorizes assistance to women's groups in foreign countries that work on terrorism-related issues, and (2) amends various reporting and training provisions to incorporate issues related to gender and terrorism. The President may provide assistance to non-U.S.-based, women-led organizations countering violent extremism and terrorism in foreign countries. The President's periodic...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 8, 2019
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
March 8, 2019

Introduced in the House by Lois Frankel (D-Fla.)

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