S. 302: International Human Rights Defense Act of 2015

A bill 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Jan 29, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jan 29, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 29, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Junior Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2015
Length: 19 pages


Jan 29, 2015

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Reported by Committee

Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 302 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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