Senate Resolution 494: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

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Senate Resolution 494: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
Sponsors:
Senators Nesselbush, DeVall, Fogarty P., Doyle, and Miller
Summary:

This bill 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:

03/10/2011 (Senate) Introduced, referred to Senate Special Legislation
03/23/2011 (Senate) Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration
03/23/2011 (Senate) Committee recommended measure be held for further study

This bill failed to pass, and is now dead.

Background:

SR 494 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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