S. 2120 (110th): Social Investment and Economic Development for the Americas Act of 2007


Oct 1, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 24, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2008
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize the establishment of a Social Investment and Economic Development Fund for the Americas to provide assistance to reduce poverty, expand the middle class, and foster increased economic opportunity in the countries of the Western Hemisphere, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/15/2008--Reported to Senate without amendment.Social Investment and Economic Development for the Americas Act of 2007 - Section3 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to direct the President, through ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 1, 2007

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Jun 24, 2008
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2120”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (9D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 1593 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 6, 2009

H.R. 3692 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 27, 2007

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