Senate Bill 2766
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Girls LEAD Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Oct 31, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Oct 31, 2019
Latest Action
Oct 31, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2766
Congress
116
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Maine
New Hampshire
Maryland
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Delaware
Oregon
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Girls' Leadership, Engagement, Agency, and Development Act of 2019 or the Girls LEAD Act

This bill directs the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to jointly report to Congress a strategy to strengthen the participation of adolescents, particularly girls, in democracy, human rights, and governance.

The State Department and the USAID shall (1) implement activities to achieve this goal, including activities to increase adolescent girls' civic and political knowledge and skills and address barriers to political participation; and (2) prioritize foreign assistance funding for democracy, human rights, and governance programs toward achieving the goals in this bill.

Text (1)
October 31, 2019
Actions (2)
10/31/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6338)
10/31/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Nov 1, 2019 4:57:39 AM
Updated
Mar 25, 2021 10:16:39 PM