H.Con.Res. 421 (107th): Recognizing the importance of inheritance rights of women in Africa.


Jun 18, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 18, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eva Clayton

Representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

6/18/2002--Introduced.Expresses the sense of Congress that:(1) greater attention should be paid to the negative impact on economic development of the denial of inheritance rights to women, particularly in Africa;(2) programs ... Read more >

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Jun 18, 2002

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 421”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


90 cosponsors (74D, 16R) (show)
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