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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 28, 2005
Length: 8 pages
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.
Jul 28, 2005
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 25, 2007
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1302 (110th).
May 21, 2009
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2639 (111th).
H.R. 3605 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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.
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