H.R.4017: Central American Women and Children Protection Act of 2021

About This Bill

  • Introduced June 17, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 4, 2021

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Bill Summary

Central American Women and Children Protection Act of 2021 This bill temporarily authorizes the Department of State to enter into bilateral compacts with the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to strengthen criminal justice systems, social supports, and other means to protect women and children from domestic and gender-based violence. At least 15 days before entering a compact, the State Department must submit to Congress a...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 4, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration and International Economic Policy.
June 17, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
June 17, 2021

Introduced in the House by Norma Torres (D-Calif.)

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