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H.R. 2747 (115th): Economic Growth and Development Act

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To catalyze market-based economic growth in developing countries, create opportunities for the private sector of the United States to effectively engage in foreign assistance programs, improve planning and coordination among relevant United States departments and agencies, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ted Yoho

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 7 pages
May 25, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Yoho Bill Will Make Foreign Aid More Efficient and Effective
    — Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3] (Sponsor) on May 26, 2017

Congressman Smith Joins in Reintroducing Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Efficient Use of Foreign Assistance
    — Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA9] (Co-sponsor) on May 26, 2017

Isakson Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Private Sector Engagement in Building Developing Nations
    — Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA] on May 26, 2017

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May 25, 2017

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H.R. 2747 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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