H.R.571: Safe from the Start Act of 2021

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 28, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Jan. 28, 2021

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Bill Cosponsors

81 (73 Democrats, 8 Republicans)

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Bill Summary

Safe from the Start Act of 2021 This bill directs the Department of State to direct U.S. foreign assistance to address humanitarian crises in a manner that aims to prevent and respond to gender-based violence at the onset of an emergency. The State Department shall focus on (1) preventing gender-based violence, (2) protecting survivors of humanitarian crises from the onset of the emergency, (3) promoting standards and activities to prevent...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 28, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Jan. 28, 2021

Introduced in the House by Grace Meng (D-N.Y.)

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