H.R. 2634 (110th): Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008


Jun 7, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 16, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Maxine Waters

Representative for California's 35th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2008
Length: 20 pages

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S. 2166 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jun 24, 2008

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for greater responsibility in lending and expanded cancellation of debts owed to the United States and the international financial institutions by low-income countries, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/16/2008--Passed House amended.Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008 - Section3 - Amends the International Financial Institutions Act to direct the Secretary of the Treasury, within ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 7, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 3, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Apr 16, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2634”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


104 cosponsors (99D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Apr 16, 2008 2:35 p.m.
Agreed to 424/0
Apr 16, 2008 2:44 p.m.
Agreed to 382/41
Apr 16, 2008 3:29 p.m.
Passed 285/132

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 4405 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 16, 2009

S. 2166 (Related)
Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2008

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