S. 705 (111th): Overseas Private Investment Corporation Reauthorization Act of 2009

A bill to reauthorize the programs of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2009
Length: 26 pages

History

Mar 25, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 31, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

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S. 705 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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