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S. 2003: Central American Women and Children Protection Act of 2021

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A bill to authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal years 2021 through 2023 to provide assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras through bilateral compacts to increase protection of women and children in their homes and communities and reduce female homicides, domestic violence, and sexual assault.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2021
Length: 13 pages
Jun 10, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Jun 10, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 10, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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11 Cosponsors (7 Democrats, 4 Republicans)

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rubio, Menendez, Colegas Reintroducen Proyecto de Ley en Apoyo a Mujeres y Nios Centroamericanos
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Jun 11, 2021

Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 5.6.22
    — Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9] on May 6, 2022

English/ Espaol: Rubio, Menendez, Colleagues Reintroduced Bill in Support of Central American Women and Children
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Jun 11, 2021

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Jun 10, 2021

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