S. 624 (111th): Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2010


Mar 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 20, 2010 but was never passed by the House.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2010
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide 100,000,000 people with first-time access to safe drinking water and sanitation on a sustainable basis by 2015 by improving the capacity of the United States Government to fully implement the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005.

Summary (CRS)

9/20/2010--Passed Senate amended.Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2010 - Section3 - Calls for the United States to help undertake a global effort to bring sustainable access ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 17, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 13, 2010
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.

Sep 20, 2010
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 624”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


33 cosponsors (23D, 8R, 2I) (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. 641 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 19, 2012

H.R. 2030 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 22, 2009

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