S. 277 (111th): Serve America Act

Introduced:

Jan 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Enacted as H.R. 1388 (companion bill)
Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2009
Length: 476 pages

See Instead:

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

About the bill

Full Title

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

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 16, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 18, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 277”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
42 cosponsors (33D, 8R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

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