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S. 1141: Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017

S. 1141 requires the President to submit a government-wide “Women, Peace, and Security Strategy” within one year of enactment, and again four years later, describing how the U.S. will promote and strengthen women’s participation in peace negotiations and conflict prevention overseas. The bill also requires the State Department, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Department of Defense ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

Overview

Introduced:

May 16, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 6, 2017

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 6, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-68

Sponsor:

Jeanne Shaheen

Senior Senator from New Hampshire

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 2484: Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 20, 2017. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 16, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 25, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 8, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

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Aug 3, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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Sep 21, 2017
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 25, 2017
 
Passed House

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Oct 6, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1141 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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