US HB1880 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 24-0)
Status: Introduced on March 26 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-26 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Pending: House Foreign Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Women and Climate Change Act of 2019 This bill addresses climate change and its effects on women and girls. Specifically, the bill establishes the Federal Interagency Working Group on Women and Climate Change within the Department of State. The bill outlines the functions of the working group, including the coordination of agencies' policies and activities relating to (1) combating the effects of climate change on women, and (2) improving the government's response to and strategy for climate change. In addition, the Office of Global Women's Issues of the State Department must submit a strategy to prevent and respond to the effects of climate change on women.

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Title

Women and Climate Change Act of 2019

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-03-26HouseReferred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-26HouseReferred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-26HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB868 (Same As) 2019-03-26 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1989-1991)

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