H.RES.129: Condemning the Government of Saudi Arabia's continued detention and alleged abuse of women's rights activists.

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 13, 2019
  • Latest Major Action July 15, 2019

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

This resolution reaffirms that the promotion of human rights and democracies, including the empowerment of women and girls, is a longstanding bedrock of U.S. foreign policy. It also condemns Saudi Arabia's continued detention and alleged abuse of women's rights advocates and urges the immediate and unconditional release of such advocates. The resolution also urges Saudi Arabia to end its male guardianship system and calls on the United States...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with H.RES.129.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 15, 2019
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
July 15, 2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 129.
July 15, 2019
Considered under suspension of the rules.
July 15, 2019
Mr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
July 15, 2019

On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5800-5801)

July 15, 2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5800-5802)
May 22, 2019
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
May 22, 2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 22, 2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 13, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Feb. 13, 2019

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

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