H.R. 6087 (112th): International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2012


Jul 9, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Betty McCollum

Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2012
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

7/9/2012--Introduced.International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2012 - Defines "child marriage" as the marriage of a girl or boy not yet the minimum age for marriage stipulated ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 9, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6087”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (27D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2103 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2009

S. 414 (Related)
International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2011

Passed Senate
Last Action: May 24, 2012

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