H.R. 3605 (109th): Global Poverty Act of 2005

To require the President to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to further the United States foreign policy objective of vastly reducing global poverty and eliminating extreme global poverty, to require periodic reports on the progress toward implementation of the strategy, and for other purposes.

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Jul 28, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 28, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Adam Smith

Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2005
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Jul 28, 2005

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H.R. 3605 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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