S. 1086 (112th): Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act


May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: May 26, 2011
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004, to provide assistance to Best Buddies to support the expansion and development of mentoring programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/26/2011--Introduced.Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act - Reauthorizes the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004 for FY2012-FY2016.Directs the Secretary of State to act through the Assistant Secretary of State for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 26, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1086”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


15 cosponsors (8D, 6R, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3293 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 29, 2010

S. 475 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2013

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