H.R. 2639 (111th): Global Poverty Act of 2009
May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 21, 2009
Length: 10 pages
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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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Last Action: Sep 25, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. April 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2639>
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