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.

Summary (CRS)

Assistance for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Developing Countries Act of 2005 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the President to provide assistance, including through ... Read more >


Mar 17, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 15, 2005
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 18, 2005
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 24, 2005
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 8, 2005
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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


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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