A bill to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to include in the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices a section on conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence, to amend the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act to authorize the President to impose economic sanctions and a visa ban on the leader of an organization that commits sexual or gender-based violence.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2019
Length: 14 pages
Jun 11, 2019
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S. 1777 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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