110-H.AMDT.244 to 110-H.R.2446

Amendment adds language stating that it is the sense of Congress that assistance provided to eligible foreign countries and international organizations under subsection (a) should be used in part to protect women legislators when they return to the provinces that they represent in Afghanistan.

H.AMDT.244(A007)
Amends: H.R.2446
Sponsor: Rep Jackson-Lee, Sheila [TX-18](offered 6/6/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment adds language stating that it is the sense of Congress that assistance provided to eligible foreign countries and international organizations under subsection (a) should be used in part to protect women legislators when they return to the provinces that they represent in Afghanistan.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 110-174 to bolster women`s political participation by protecting women legislators when they return to the provinces they represent. It states that it is the sense of Congress that assistance provided to foreign countries and international organizations under this provision should be used, in part, to protect these female legislators.

STATUS:

    6/6/2007 4:11pm:
    Amendment (A007) offered by Ms. Jackson-Lee (TX).
    6/6/2007 4:18pm:
    On agreeing to the Jackson-Lee (TX) amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.

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