H.R. 1409 (109th): Assistance for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Developing Countries Act of 2005


Mar 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Enacted — Signed by the President
on Nov 8, 2005

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 8, 2005.


Pub.L. 109-95


Barbara Lee
Representative for California's 9th congressional district


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Last Updated: Oct 26, 2005
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide assistance for orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 4061 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 14, 2004

S. 350 (Related)
Assistance for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Developing Countries Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2005

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1409” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Mar 17, 2005
Reported by Committee
Sep 15, 2005
Passed House
Oct 18, 2005
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Passed Senate
Oct 24, 2005
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 8, 2005


130 cosponsors (98D, 31R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Oct 18, 2005 6:03 p.m.
Passed 415/9

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