S. 1625 (111th): Measuring American Poverty Act of 2009

A bill to amend title II of the Public Health Service Act to provide for an improved method to measure poverty so as to enable a better assessment of the effects of programs under the Public Health Service Act and the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.

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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.


Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Aug 6, 2009
Length: 24 pages


Aug 6, 2009

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S. 1625 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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