H.R. 1302 (110th): Global Poverty Act of 2007

Introduced:

Mar 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 25, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Adam Smith

Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2007
Length: 10 pages

See Instead:

S. 2433 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Feb 13, 2008

About the bill

Full Title

To require the President to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to further the United States foreign policy objective of promoting the reduction of global poverty, the elimination of extreme global poverty, and the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goal of reducing by one-half the proportion of people worldwide, between 1990 and 2015, who live on less than $1 per day.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 1, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jul 31, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 25, 2007
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
84 cosponsors (78D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3605 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 28, 2005

H.R. 2639 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 21, 2009

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