H.R. 5220 (111th): Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act


May 5, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 19, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.


Steny Hoyer

Representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 20, 2010
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004, to provide assistance to Best Buddies to support the expansion and development of mentoring programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/19/2010--Passed House amended.Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act - TitleI - Reauthorization of Special Olympics ActSection101 - Reauthorizes the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004 for FY2011-FY2015.Directs the Secretary of ... Read more >

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May 5, 2010

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May 19, 2010
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5220”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


59 cosponsors (56D, 3R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2152 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 13, 2011

S. 3293 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 29, 2010

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