Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Passed House without amendment (07/27/2005)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Commends U.S. and coalition forces for liberating the Iraqi people from the repressive regime of Saddam Hussein and for their ongoing efforts in support of Iraq's freedom and stability.

Recognizes: (1) the Iraqi people's progress toward establishment of a representative democratic government; (2) the importance of ensuring women in Iraq have equal rights under the law and in society; and (3) the Administration's commitment to ensuring that the Iraqi constitution grant full rights to women.

Encourages Iraq's Transitional National Assembly to adopt a constitution that grants women equal rights under the law and to work to protect such rights.

Expresses support for the efforts of Iraqi women to fully participate in a democratic Iraq.