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USSR235IntroA resolution designating June 12, 2019, as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day".
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2019-06-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3804)
USHR438IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 12, 2019, as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day".
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2019-06-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR212IntroA resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women's suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States. This resolution celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratifi...
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2019-06-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 0. Record Vote Number: 132. (text: CR 5/16/2019 S2928)
USHCR44IntroDirecting the Joint Committee on the Library to revise the statue commemorating women's suffrage which is located in the rotunda of the United States Capitol, commonly known as the "Portrait Monument", by placing on the statue an inscription which is...
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2019-05-24
To House Administration Committee
USHB473IntroTo authorize the Every Word We Utter Monument to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the establishment on federal land in the District of Columbia of the Every Word...
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2019-05-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR129IntroCondemning the Government of Saudi Arabia's continued detention and alleged abuse of women's rights activists.
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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHR354IntroCelebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women's suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States. This resolution celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the...
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2019-05-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR106IntroDenouncing female genital mutilation/cutting as a violation of the human rights of women and girls and urging the international community and the Federal Government to increase efforts to eliminate the harmful practice.
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2019-05-20
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR375IntroRecognizing the Fifth Anniversary of the Chibok Girls Kidnapping by the Boko Haram Terrorist Organization and calling on the Government of Nigeria to redouble efforts to bring an end to the conflict in northeast and central Nigeria and to provide ass...
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2019-05-16
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB2037IntroSaudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2423IntroWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Amendment to...
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2019-04-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act
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2019-04-17
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHR265IntroCommemorating the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth. This resolution commemorates the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth, who demonstrates the indomitable will of people who yearn to be free and overcome impossible odds to win freedom for themselves...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR272IntroAffirming that all men and women are created equal. This resolution recognizes that all men and women are created equal and honors the contributions of women that have led to a more equal society. The resolution also reaffirms the commitment to pursu...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSR170IntroA resolution recognizing the Fifth Anniversary of the Chibok Girls Kidnapping by the Boko Haram Terrorist Organization and calling on the Government of Nigeria to redouble efforts to bring an end to the conflict in northeast and central Nigeria and t...
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2019-04-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR67IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the importance and vitality of the United States alliances with Japan and the Republic of Korea, and our trilateral cooperation in the pursuit of shared interests.
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2019-04-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2395-2397; text: CR S2396-2397)
USSB1071IntroKeeping Girls in School Act
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2019-04-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2153IntroKeeping Girls in School Act
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2019-04-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2060IntroEnsuring a Secure Afghanistan Act
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2019-04-03
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR278IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to recognize the crisis of violence against Native women.
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2019-04-02
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHCR29IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that female athletes be paid the same as their male counterparts and organizers of world-class competitions actively take part in combating the wage gap. This resolution expresses the sense of Congress that female ath...
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2019-04-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR100IntroA resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women in the United States.
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2019-03-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: CR 3/7/2019 S1743-1744)
USHB1968IntroShirley Chisholm Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-03-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1982IntroNational Women's Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act
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2019-03-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB959IntroSmithsonian American Women's History Museum Act
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2019-03-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR125IntroA resolution designating March 2019 as "National Women's History Month". This resolution designates March 2019 as National Women's History Month. The resolution also recognizes the celebration of such month as a time to reflect on the contributions t...
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2019-03-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2062; text: CR S2056)
USSJR15IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1923IntroWomen's History and Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Quarter Dollar Coin Program Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter-dollar coins in commemoration of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting wom...
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2019-03-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USSJR8IntroA joint resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal. This joint resolution declares that the government has a duty to create a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions; esta...
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2019-03-26
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 0 - 57. Record Vote Number: 52. (CR S1971)
USHB1880IntroWomen and Climate Change Act of 2019 This bill addresses climate change and its effects on women and girls. Specifically, the bill establishes the Federal Interagency Working Group on Women and Climate Change within the Department of State. The bill ...
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2019-03-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB868IntroWomen and Climate Change Act of 2019 This bill addresses climate change and its effects on women and girls. Specifically, the bill establishes the Federal Interagency Working Group on Women and Climate Change within the Department of State. The bill ...
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2019-03-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB872IntroHarriet Tubman Tribute Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to ensure that the face of all $20 federal reserve notes printed after December 31, 2020, bear the likeness of Harriet Tubman.
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2019-03-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB854IntroEnhancing Human Rights Protections in Arms Sales Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR234IntroRecognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States. This resolution celebrates the successes and contributions of Latinas in the United States and recognizes the changes still to be made to ensure that Latinas can re...
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2019-03-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR111IntroA resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States. This resolution celebrates the successes and contributions of Latinas in the United States and recognizes the changes still to be made to ensure that L...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR235IntroRecognizing Women's History Month and the historic contributions of women to the American labor movement.
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2019-03-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR213IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Women Veterans Recognition Week.
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2019-03-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR200IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should give its advice and consent to the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
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2019-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1653IntroWomen and Countering Violent Extremism Act of 2019
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2019-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR101IntroA resolution supporting the goals of International Women's Day.
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2019-03-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1746-1747; text: S1744-1745)
USSB707IntroReproductive Rights are Human Rights Act of 2019
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2019-03-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1581IntroReproductive Rights are Human Rights Act of 2019
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2019-03-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR173IntroRecognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women in the United States.
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2019-03-06
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHR171IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month and recognizes the women and organizations that continue to promote the teaching of women's history.
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2019-03-05
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR178IntroDirecting the Fine Arts Board to accept the gift of a portrait of Alice Paul for placement in the House of Representatives wing of the United States Capitol or an office building of the House, and directing the Architect of the Capitol to place the p...
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2019-03-05
To House Administration Committee
USHR153IntroSupporting the development of guidelines for ethical development of artificial intelligence.
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2019-02-27
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHR152IntroCalling for a formal end of the Korean war.
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2019-02-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1383IntroVietnam Human Rights Act
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2019-02-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR73IntroA resolution calling on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to immediately release Saudi Women's Rights activists and respect the fundamental rights of all Saudi citizens.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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