H.R. 590: International Human Rights Defense Act of 2015

To establish in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the Department of State a Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Peoples.

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Jan 28, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jan 28, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 28, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Alan Lowenthal

Representative for California's 47th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2015
Length: 19 pages


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Jan 28, 2015

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