S. 1593 (111th): Social Investment and Economic Development for the Americas Act of 2010


Aug 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Aug 6, 2009
Length: 28 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize the establishment of a Social Investment and Economic Development for the Americas Fund to reduce poverty, expand the middle class, and foster increased economic opportunity in that region, to promote engagement on the use of renewable fuel sources and on climate change in the Americas, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/6/2009--Introduced.Social Investment and Economic Development for the Americas Act of 2010 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to direct the President, acting through the United States Agency for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 6, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1593”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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