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

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

About the bill

Full Title

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

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 17, 2011
 
Introduced

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Feb 14, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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May 24, 2012
 
Passed Senate

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Details

Cosponsors
35 cosponsors (26D, 7R, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

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S. 987 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Dec 16, 2010

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 9, 2012

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