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S. 987 (111th): International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2010

A bill to protect girls in developing countries through the prevention of child marriage, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Richard Durbin

Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2010
Length: 12 pages
Introduced:

May 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on December 16, 2010.

History

May 6, 2009
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 21, 2010
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 1, 2010
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 16, 2010
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

S. 987 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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