H.R. 1133 (109th): ADVANCE Democracy Act of 2005


Mar 3, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 3, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Wolf

Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2005
Length: 98 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To advance and strengthen democracy globally through peaceful means and to assist foreign countries to implement democratic forms of government, to strengthen respect for individual freedom, religious freedom, and human rights in foreign countries through increased United States advocacy, to strengthen alliances of democratic countries, to increase funding for programs of nongovernmental organizations, individuals, and private groups that promote democracy, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/3/2005--Introduced.Advance Democratic Values, Address Nondemocratic Countries, and Enhance Democracy Act of 2005 or the ADVANCE Democracy Act of 2005 - States that the promotion of freedom and democracy in foreign ... Read more >

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Mar 3, 2005

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1133”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


27 cosponsors (19D, 8R) (show)
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S. 516 (Related)
ADVANCE Democracy Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2005

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