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Text of Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All ...

...of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

This resolution was introduced on January 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 4, 2013 (Introduced).

IV

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 19

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 4, 2013

(for herself, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Ellison, Ms. Moore, Mr. Markey, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Capuano, Mr. Polis, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Levin, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Loebsack, Ms. Schwartz, Mr. Moran, Ms. Bonamici, Ms. DeGette, Mr. Quigley, Mr. Rush, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Honda, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Welch, Ms. Brown of Florida, Ms. Speier, Ms. Meng, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Edwards, and Mr. Fattah) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

RESOLUTION

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).

That it is 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; and

(2)

the Senate should, therefore, give its advice and consent to the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.