H.Res. 158: Condemning Dalit untouchability, the practice of birth-descent discrimination against Dalit people, which is widely practiced in India, Nepal, the Asian diaspora, and other South Asian nations, and calling on these countries to recognize the human rights of the Dalit people and end all forms of untouchability within their borders.

Introduced:

Mar 18, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 18, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on March 18, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Eleanor Norton

Delegate for District of Columbia At Large

Democrat

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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2015
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being agreed to (details)

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Mar 18, 2015
 
Introduced

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