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S. 2982 - International Violence Against Women Act of 2010

International affairs. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to combat international violence against women and girls. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

International Violence Against Women Act of 2010

S. 2982 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to combat international violence against women and girls. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to combat international violence against women and girls.
Other Titles
  • International Violence Against Women Act of 2010
Sponsor
John F. Kerry
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • International affairs
  • Conflicts and wars
  • Congressional oversight
  • Crime victims
  • Crimes against women
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Human rights
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Lawyers and legal services
  • Marriage and family status
  • Military education and training
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
  • United Nations
  • Violent crime
  • Women's education
  • Women's health
  • Women's rights
  • World health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/04/2010
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/04/2010
2/04/2010Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Put on a legislative calendar12/14/2010Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
12/21/2010Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Kerry with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar12/21/2010Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 725.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

Women's issues [About]
Human Rights [About]
Health & welfare policy (split) [About]
99 times as much
$42,001
$11,172,083
$11,214,084
$113,200
$113,200

opposed this bill

Native American Tribes [About]
Health & welfare policy (split) [About]
11 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
International Violence Against Women Act of 2010

11 organizations supported this bill

Amnesty International
Amnesty International (n.d.). International Violence Against Women Act . Retrieved September 23, 2010, from .
CARE
CARE (2010, February 4). CARE Celebrates Introduction of International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA). Retrieved September 24, 2010, from CARE Newsroom.
Family Violence Prevention Fund
Family Violence Prevention Fund (n.d.). Stop Violence Against Girls Going to School Support the International Violence Against Women Act . Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Stop Violence Against Girls Going to School Support the International Violence Against Women Act .
Global Aids Alliance
(n.d.). Support the International Violence Against Women Act . Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Support the International Violence Against Women Act .
International Center for Research on Women
ICRW (2010, February 24). US Congress Introduces International Violence Against Women Act. Retrieved September 24, 2010, from ICRW.
International Rescue Committee
Roesch, Elisabeth (2010, September 22). Stop violence – women can wait no longer. Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Voices from the Field, the IRC blog.
Jewish Women International
Freeman, Michelle (n.d.). Take Action: I-VAWA Reintroduced in Congress . Retrieved September 24, 2010, from Jewish Women International.
Refugees International
Refugees International (2010, February 4). Legislation Will Improve the Lives of Women and Girls Around the Globe. Retrieved September 24, 2010, from Refugees International.
Women for Women International
Women for Women International (2010, June 12). Zainab Salbi Speaks on U.S. Foreign Policy's Treatment of Violence Against Women at UNIFEM and NCRW Conference. Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Women for Women International.
Women Thrive Worldwide
(n.d.). THE INTERNATIONAL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT (IVAWA). Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Women Thrive Worldwide.
Women's Refugee Commission
Women's Refugee Commission (n.d.). Stop Violence Against Girls Going to School Support the International Violence Against Women Act . Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Stop Violence Against Girls Going to School Support the International Violence Against Women Act .

2 organizations opposed this bill

Save Indian Family Foundation
Crusader (n.d.). iVAWA - A Ticking Social Bomb. Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Save Indian Family Foundation.
United Families International
United Families International (2010, August 4). Watch out for IVAWA! (International Violence Against Women Act). Retrieved September 23, 2010, from The United Families International Blog.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$750
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$3,300
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$0$8,750
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,500$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$3,000
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,320,096$4,000
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$127,716$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$181,718$13,550
Ben CardinDMD$159,653$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$317,164$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$77,154$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$1,000
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$4,800
Jim DeMintRSC$500$0
Chris DoddDCT$1,000$0
Byron DorganDND$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$2,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$9,233$0
Al FrankenDMN$3,701$500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$892,111$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$601,981$0
Tom HarkinDIA$1,250$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$4,100
Dan InouyeDHI$0$9,050
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$250
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$74,474$0
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$824,129$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$137,847$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,650$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$1,200
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$5,216$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$3,000
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,917,824$1,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,301$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$88,108$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$12,500
Patty MurrayDWA$455,906$16,750
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$1,500$10,300
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$250$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,475$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$958,921$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$53,972$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$676,412$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$5,700
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Mark UdallDCO$750$500
Tom UdallDNM$2,500$7,200
David VitterRLA$0$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$0
Jim WebbDVA$148,222$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$153,650$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$1,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$750
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$3,300
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$0$8,750
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,500$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$3,000
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,320,096$4,000
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$127,716$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Roland BurrisDIL$0$0
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$181,718$13,550
Ben CardinDMD$159,653$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$317,164$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$77,154$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$1,000
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$4,800
Jim DeMintRSC$500$0
Chris DoddDCT$1,000$0
Byron DorganDND$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$2,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$9,233$0
Al FrankenDMN$3,701$500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$892,111$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$601,981$0
Tom HarkinDIA$1,250$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$4,100
Dan InouyeDHI$0$9,050
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$250
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$74,474$0
Paul KirkDMA$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$824,129$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$137,847$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,650$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$1,200
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$5,216$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$3,000
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,917,824$1,000
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,301$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$88,108$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$12,500
Patty MurrayDWA$455,906$16,750
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$1,500$10,300
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$250$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,475$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$958,921$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$53,972$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$676,412$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$5,700
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Mark UdallDCO$750$500
Tom UdallDNM$2,500$7,200
David VitterRLA$0$0
George VoinovichROH$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$0
Jim WebbDVA$148,222$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$153,650$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$1,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$11,172,083
Health & welfare policy$333,659
Human Rights$42,001

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Health & welfare policy$333,659
Native American Tribes$113,200
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