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HJR 1009 - Ratification of the UN Convention Against the Discrimination of Women - Key Vote

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Spencer Swalm voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (19-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Ratification of the UN Convention Against the Discrimination of Women

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that extends the Colorado General Assembly's support for the United States Senate's ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

Highlights:
- Recognizes that the U.S. supports and has been an active participant in the drafting of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. -Recognizes that President Jimmy Carter signed the Convention in 1980 but that the Senate has not ratified it. - Recognizes that the U.S. is the only country to have signed but not ratified the Convention, and that as of November 2007, 185 countries have ratified and more than 10 states have endorsed U.S. ratification.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (43-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Ratification of the UN Convention Against the Discrimination of Women

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that extends the Colorado General Assembly's support for the United States Senate's ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

Highlights:
- Recognizes that the U.S. supports and has been an active participant in the drafting of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. -Recognizes that President Jimmy Carter signed the Convention in 1980 but that the Senate has not ratified it. - Recognizes that the U.S. is the only country to have signed but not ratified the Convention, and that as of November 2007, 185 countries have ratified and more than 10 states have endorsed U.S. ratification.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Ratification of the UN Convention Against the Discrimination of Women

Sponsors

  • Alice J. Borodkin (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Betty Boyd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Claire Levy (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Anne L. McGihon (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dianne I. Primavera (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James L. 'Jim' Riesberg (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ellen S. Roberts (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Judith Anne 'Judy' Solano (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Janann Todd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Bob L. Bacon (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dorothy B. Butcher (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Terrance D. Carroll (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • K. Jerry Frangas (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rafael Lorenzo Gallegos (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Gibbs (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth Marshall 'Ken' Gordon (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gwyn Green (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter C. Groff (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary A. Hodge (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Isgar (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joel Stanton Judd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. Kefalas (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrew 'Andy' Kerr (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alice D. Madden (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rosemary Marshall (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Merrifield (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen Middleton (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Morse (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John V. 'Jack' Pommer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrew Romanoff (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Romer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brandon C. Shaffer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephanie Takis (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer L. 'Jen' Veiga (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Martin Weissmann (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Suzanne S. Williams (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue Windels (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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