To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide assistance for orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 15, 2004
Length: 29 pages
108th Congress (2003–2004)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 14, 2004 but was never passed by the Senate.
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85 Cosponsors (54 Democrats, 30 Republicans, 1 Independent)
Mar 30, 2004
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Mar 31, 2004
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Jun 14, 2004
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Nov 8, 2005
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1409 (109th).
H.R. 4061 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4061. This is the one from the 108th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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