H.Res. 20 (112th): 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).

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lynn Woolsey

Representative for California's 6th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/5/2011--Introduced.Expresses 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; ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.Res. 22 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 20” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 5, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
126 cosponsors (126D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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