Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Jul 28, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on July 28, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2005
Length: 8 pages
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.
7/28/2005--Introduced.Global Poverty Act of 2005 - States that a major priority of U.S. foreign policy is to vastly reduce global poverty and to eliminate extreme poverty in developing countries.Directs the ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1302 (110th).
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2639 (111th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3605”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3605 — 109th Congress: Global Poverty Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr3605
“H.R. 3605 — 109th Congress: Global Poverty Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr3605>
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