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H.Res. 21 (108th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).


The text of the resolution below is as of Jan 7, 2003 (Introduced). The resolution was not adopted.


HRES 21 IH

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 21

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 7, 2003

Ms. WOOLSEY (for herself, Ms. SLAUGHTER, Mrs. MALONEY, Mrs. CAPPS, Mr. SANDERS, Mr. NADLER, Ms. LEE, Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. FARR of California, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. LANGEVIN, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. MORAN of Virginia, Ms. KAPTUR, Mr. MEEHAN, Mr. FILNER, Mr. DEUTSCH, Ms. HARMAN, Mr. STARK, Mrs. JONES of Ohio, Mr. MARKEY, Mr. CUMMINGS, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. HOEFFEL, Mr. DAVIS of Florida, Mr. DELAHUNT, Ms. SOLIS, Mr. LAMPSON, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. WU, Ms. KILPATRICK, Mr. CROWLEY, Mr. PALLONE, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Ms. CORRINE BROWN of Florida, Ms. MILLENDER-MCDONALD, Ms. NORTON, Mr. SMITH of Washington, Ms. WATERS, Mrs. JOHNSON of Connecticut, Ms. PELOSI, Ms. ESHOO, Ms. WATSON, Ms. VELAZQUEZ, Mr. PASCRELL, Ms. CARSON of Indiana, Mr. BACA, Mr. FROST, and Mrs. TAUSCHER) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on International Relations


RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

    Resolved, That it is the sense of the House of Representatives that--

      (1) the full realization of the rights of women is vital to the development and well-being of people of all nations; and

      (2) the Senate should, therefore, give its advice and consent to the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.