H.Con.Res.98 - Recognizing the disparate impact of climate change on women and the efforts of women globally to address climate change.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 04/02/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/21/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.98 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/02/2009)
Recognizes the disparate impacts of climate change on women and the efforts of women globally to address it.
Encourages the use of gender-sensitive frameworks in developing climate change policies.
Affirms Congress's commitment to: (1) support women who are particularly vulnerable to prepare for and adapt to climate change impacts; and (2) empower women in the planning and implementation of climate change strategies.
Encourages the President to: (1) consider the impacts on women while developing climate change policies and programs; and (2) ensure that those policies and programs support women globally to prepare for and adapt to climate change.