Public Law 115-68: Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017

By | February 8, 2018
Seal of the United States Department of State.

Seal of the United States Department of State.

Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should be a global leader in promoting the participation of women in conflict prevention, resolution and post-conflict  efforts; and the political participation and leadership of women in fragile environments, is critical to sustaining democratic institutions.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-09-25
Passed Senate
2017-08-03
Signed by President
2017-10-06
Became Public Law
2017-10-06

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]

Cosponsors: Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV], Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL], Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE], Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by voice vote.

Related bill:  HR 2484 (Identical bill)

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