H.J.Res. 12 (112th): Denouncing the practices of female genital mutilation, domestic violence, “honor” killings, acid burnings, dowry deaths, and other gender-based persecutions, expressing the sense of Congress that participation, protection, recognition, and equality of women is crucial to achieving a just, moral and peaceful society, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Jan 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011
Length: 6 pages

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Jan 7, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 12”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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