S. 414 (112th): International Protecting Girls by Preventing Child Marriage Act of 2011

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.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 24, 2012 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 29, 2012
Length: 12 pages

History

Feb 17, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 14, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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

May 24, 2012
 
Passed Senate

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

S. 414 (112th) 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 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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