Legislation

Denouncing Female Genital Mutilation

H.RES.32

Denouncing the practices of female genital mutilation, domestic violence, “honor” killings, acid burning, dowry deaths, and other gender-based persecutions and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that participation, protection, recognition, and independence of women is crucial to achieving a just, moral, and honorable society.

House

Status Update

01/05/2007
Introduced in the House
01/05/2007
Referred to House committee.
04/17/2007
Referred to House Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, & Oversight.
10/09/2007
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/09/2007
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 378-0 (Roll no. 949). (text: CR H11353-11354).