S. 277 (111th): Serve America Act


Jan 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Enacted as H.R. 1388 (companion bill)

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2009
Length: 476 pages

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H.R. 1388 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Apr 21, 2009

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A bill to amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to expand and improve opportunities for service, and for other purposes.

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Jan 16, 2009

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Mar 18, 2009
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