New Cosponsors — Aug 5, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Charles “Charlie” Rangel [D-NY13]
The bill now has 13 cosponsors (13 Democrats).
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Aug 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on August 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2011
Length: 17 pages
To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide assistance to expand, improve, support, and promote higher education in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2792”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2792 — 112th Congress: African Higher Education Advancement and Development Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2792
“H.R. 2792 — 112th Congress: African Higher Education Advancement and Development Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2792>
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