H.R. 2792 (112th): African Higher Education Advancement and Development Act of 2011


Aug 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Donald Payne

Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2011
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

8/2/2011--Introduced.African Higher Education Advancement and Development Act of 2011 - Expresses the sense of Congress regarding the importance to transformational state and socio-economic development in sub-Saharan Africa of support for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 2, 2011

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.


13 cosponsors (13D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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