H.R. 2639 (111th): Global Poverty Act of 2009

Introduced:

May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Adam Smith

Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 21, 2009
Length: 10 pages

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.

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History

May 21, 2009
 
Introduced

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