H.R. 6941 (110th): Measuring American Poverty Act of 2008

Introduced:

Sep 18, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 18, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jim McDermott

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2008
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for an improved method to measure poverty so as to enable a better assessment of the effects of programs under the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.

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History

Sep 18, 2008
 
Introduced

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