House Resolution 5517: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

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House Resolution 5517: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
Sponsors:
Representatives E. Coderre, JP O`Neill, Johnston, O`Grady, and San Bento
Summary:

This resolution urges the United States Senate to adopt the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

03/02/2011 (House) Introduced, referred to House Judiciary
03/23/2011 (House) Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration
03/23/2011 (House) Committee recommended measure be held for further study

This bill failed to pass, and is now dead.

Background:

HR 5517 is not a "bill" but a "resolution." If it is adopted, it would not have the force of law, but it could be used to influence the U.S. Senate in the direction of ratifying the CRC.

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