S.1573 - Afghan Women and Children Relief Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hutchison, Kay Bailey [R-TX] (Introduced 10/25/2001)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||12/12/2001 Became Public Law No: 107-81.|
This bill has the status Became Law
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- Passed House
- To President
- Became Law
Summary: S.1573 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Afghan Women and Children Relief Act of 2001 - Authorizes the President to provide educational and health care assistance for the women and children living in Afghanistan and as refugees in neighboring countries. Requires the President to provide such assistance in a manner that protects and promotes the human rights of all Afghan people, utilizing indigenous institutions and nongovernmental organizations, especially women's organizations, to the extent possible. Directs the President to report biennially to specified congressional committees on the condition and status of women and children in Afghanistan and the persons in refugee camps while U.S. aid is given to displaced Afghans.
Passed Senate amended (11/15/2001)
Makes certain funds under the 2001 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Recovery from and Response to Terrorist Attacks on the United States available to carry out this Act.