About the bill
- Full Title
To protect girls in developing countries through the prevention of child marriage, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
International Prevention of Child Marriage Act of 2010 - Directs the President, through the Secretary of State, to establish a multi-year strategy to prevent child marriage in developing countries and ...
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Dec 14, 2010
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6521”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
22 cosponsors (22R)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2010
Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Dec 16, 2010
International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2009
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6521 — 111th Congress: International Prevention of Child Marriage Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr6521
“H.R. 6521 — 111th Congress: International Prevention of Child Marriage Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr6521>
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