S. 2433 (110th): Global Poverty Act of 2007


Dec 7, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barack Obama

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2008
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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 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.

Summary (CRS)

4/24/2008--Reported to Senate amended.Global Poverty Act of 2007 - Directs the President, through the Secretary of State, to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to further the U.S. foreign policy ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 7, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 13, 2008
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2433”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


30 cosponsors (25D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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Primary Source

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