S. 3487 (110th): Serve America Act


Sep 12, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 12, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2008
Length: 158 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to expand and improve opportunities for service, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/12/2008--Introduced.Serve America Act - Amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to create two new service-learning programs:(1) a Youth Engagement Zones to Strengthen Communities program, providing competitive grants ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 12, 2008

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3487”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (13D, 7R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 277 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Mar 18, 2009

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