About the bill
- Full Title
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 United Nations 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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3605 (109th).
Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1302 (110th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
6 cosponsors (5D, 1R) (show)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2639 — 111th Congress: Global Poverty Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2639
“H.R. 2639 — 111th Congress: Global Poverty Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. May 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2639>
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