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H.R. 1388 (111th): Serve America Act

Mar 18, 2009 at 4:39 p.m. ET. On Passage of the Bill in the House.

This was a vote to pass H.R. 1388 (111th) in the House.

It was not the final House vote on the bill. See the history of H.R. 1388 (111th) for further details.

The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act or Serve America Act (H.R. 1388, Public Law 111-13) was introduced in the United States House of Representatives on March 9, 2009, by Representative Carolyn McCarthy of New York. Originally titled the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act (GIVE Act), the bill reauthorizes and expands the AmeriCorps program that was first established in 1993. It passed in the House of Representatives on March 18, 2009. The U.S. Senate debated and approved an amended version of the bill on March 26, 2009, renaming it the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, after Senator Ted Kennedy. The House of Representatives voted on the bill a second time, approving the amended version on March 31, 2009. It was signed by President Barack Obama on April 21, 2009.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 75%
 
 
321
251
 
70
 
Nay 25%
 
 
105
1
 
104
 
Not Voting
 
 
6
2
 
4
 

Passed. Simple Majority Required. Source: house.gov.

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