S. 2166 (110th): Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008


Oct 16, 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” Casey Jr.

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2008
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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)

8/1/2008--Reported to Senate amended.Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008 - Section3 - Expresses the sense of Congress that U.S. debt cancellation or international debt relief ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 16, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 24, 2008
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2166”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


26 cosponsors (17D, 8R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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