HR 1111

Title: Department of Peacebuilding Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Barbara Lee (DEM-CA)

Summary
<p><strong>Department of Peacebuilding Act of 2017</strong></p> <p>This bill establishes a Department of Peacebuilding in the executive branch, to be headed by a Secretary of Peacebuilding, dedicated to peacebuilding, peacemaking, and the study and promotion of conditions conducive to both domestic and international peace and a culture of peace. </p> <p>The bill sets forth the mission of the department, which includes the cultivation of peace and peacebuilding as a strategic national policy objective and development of policies that promote national and international conflict prevention, nonviolent intervention, mediation, peaceful conflict resolution, and structured conflict mediation.</p> <p>There is established in the department: (1) the Office of Peace Education and Training, (2) the ...

Status
Introduced in House 02/16/2017
Introduced in House 02/16/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. 02/16/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - HR 1111 (Introduced+in+House)
02/16/2017 - HR 1111 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    2267 Rayburn House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-0513
    Phone: (202) 225-2661

    District Address:
    1301 Clay Street, Suite 1000-N

    Oakland, CA 94612
    Phone: (510) 763-0370
    Fax: (510) 763-6538

 
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