To make access to safe water and sanitation for developing countries a specific policy objective of the United States foreign assistance programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2005
Length: 8 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 1, 2005
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 1, 2005.
What legislators are saying
“Houses Passes Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act”
— Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3] (Sponsor) on Nov 7, 2005
H.R. 1973 (109th) was a 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1973. This is the one from the 109th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2021). H.R. 1973 — 109th Congress: Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr1973
“H.R. 1973 — 109th Congress: Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. January 22, 2021 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr1973>
Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005, Pub. L. No. 109-121, H.R. 1973, 109th Cong..
|title=H.R. 1973 (109th)
|accessdate=January 22, 2021
|author=109th Congress (2005)
|date=April 28, 2005
|quote=Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.