S. 384 (111th): Global Food Security Act of 2009


Feb 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Lugar

Senator from Indiana



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Last Updated: May 13, 2009
Length: 38 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2010 through 2014 to provide assistance to foreign countries to promote food security, to stimulate rural economies, and to improve emergency response to food crises, to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/13/2009--Reported to Senate amended.Global Food Security Act of 2009 - TitleI - Policy, Objectives, Planning, and CoordinationSection101 - States that it is U.S. policy to promote global food security, improve ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 5, 2009

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Mar 31, 2009
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 384”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (15D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 3529 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2008

H.R. 3077 (Related)
Global Food Security Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 26, 2009

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