All Information (Except Text) for S.2279 - International Violence Against Women Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. [D-DE] (Introduced 10/31/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/31/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S13633-13639) (All Actions)|
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|10/31/2007||Introduced in Senate|
10/31/2007 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (2)
|10/31/2007||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S13633-13639)|
Action By: Senate
|10/31/2007||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S13632-13633, S13639-13641)|
Action By: Senate
10/31/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S13633-13639)
10/31/2007 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S13632-13633, S13639-13641)
|Sen. Lugar, Richard G. [R-IN]*||10/31/2007|
|Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD]||12/05/2007|
|Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]||12/17/2007|
|Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY]||12/19/2007|
|Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]||02/12/2008|
|Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE]||02/25/2008|
|Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]||02/25/2008|
|Sen. Specter, Arlen [R-PA]||02/28/2008|
|Sen. Dodd, Christopher J. [D-CT]||03/06/2008|
|Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]||03/13/2008|
|Sen. Smith, Gordon H. [R-OR]||04/01/2008|
|Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]||04/01/2008|
|Sen. Johnson, Tim [D-SD]||04/01/2008|
|Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA]||04/17/2008|
|Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY]||04/22/2008|
|Sen. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME]||05/01/2008|
|Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]||05/12/2008|
|Sen. Domenici, Pete V. [R-NM]||05/12/2008|
|Sen. Obama, Barack [D-IL]||06/11/2008|
|Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]||06/19/2008|
|Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]||06/24/2008|
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Related Documents|
|Senate Foreign Relations||10/31/2007||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- AIDS (Disease)
- Child health
- Congress and foreign policy
- Congressional reporting requirements
- Crime prevention
- Crimes against women
- Department of State
- Economic assistance
- Executive reorganization
- Federal advisory bodies
- Foreign service
- Government trust funds
- Human immunodeficiency viruses
- Human rights
- International military forces
- International relief
- Medical screening
- Mental health services
- Military training
- Nongovernmental organizations
- Peacekeeping forces
- Police training
- Preventive medicine
- Sex crimes
- United Nations
- United Nations economic assistance
- War relief
- Women's health
- Women's rights
- World health
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (10/31/2007)
International Violence Against Women Act of 2007 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to establish in the Department of State the Office of Women's Global Initiatives (which shall replace the Office of International Women's Issues) to coordinate U.S. government efforts respecting international women's issues.
Establishes within the Department an Advisory Commission on International Violence Against Women.
Directs the President to develop a comprehensive strategy to prevent violence against women and girls.
Directs the Coordinator of the Women's Global Initiatives to ensure that foreign assistance programs incorporate measures to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls.
Provides that U.S. training of foreign military and police forces incorporates training on prevention of violence against women and girls.
Directs the Department and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to assist programs that prevent and respond to violence against women and girls in all humanitarian relief, conflict, and post-conflict operations.
Directs the Secretary of State to: (1) encourage U.N. member states to expand the number of female members of U.N. peacekeeping missions; and (2) take emergency measures to respond to violence against women and girls during conflict or post-conflict operations.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the United Nations should strengthen its ability to prevent violence against women and girls by U.N. military and civilian personnel.
Provides that Foreign Service training include instruction on prevention of violence against women and girls.
Authorizes appropriations to support the United Nations Development Fund for Women Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence Against Women.