Senate Simple Resolution 426
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution supporting the goals of International Women's Day.
Active
Active
Passed Senate on Apr 18, 2018
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 8, 2018
Latest Action
Apr 18, 2018
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
426
Congress
115
Policy Area
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues
Primary focus of measure is discrimination on basis of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, health or disability; First Amendment rights; due process and equal protection; abortion rights; privacy. Measures concerning abortion rights and procedures may fall under Health policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
New Hampshire
Connecticut
Delaware
Illinois
Maryland
Oregon
Rhode Island
Wisconsin
Passed
April 18, 2018
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S2280-2283; text: CR S2281-2283)
Summary

Supports the goals of International Women's Day.

Recognizes that the empowerment of women is linked to a country's potential to generate economic growth, sustainable democracy, and inclusive security.

Recognizes individuals in the United States and around the world, including women human rights defenders and civil society leaders, who have worked to ensure that women are guaranteed equality and basic human rights.

Recognizes the unique cultural, historical, and religious differences throughout the world and urges the U.S. government to act with respect and understanding toward legitimate differences when promoting any policies.

Reaffirms the commitment to: (1) end discrimination and violence against women and girls, and ensure their safety and welfare; (2) pursue policies that guarantee the basic human rights of women and girls worldwide; and (3) promote women's participation in every aspect of society and community.

Supports sustainable global development that seeks to achieve gender equality.

Text (3)
April 18, 2018
March 22, 2018
Actions (7)
04/18/2018
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2280-2283; text: CR S2281-2283)
04/18/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S2280-2283; text: CR S2281-2283)
03/22/2018
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 361.
03/22/2018
Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Corker without amendment and with an amended preamble. Without written report.
03/20/2018
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
03/08/2018
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1581-1582)
03/08/2018
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 9, 2018 5:26:04 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:19 PM