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

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

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.

Congress
111th Congress
Date
Mar 26, 2009
Chamber
Senate
Number
#115
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the Senate
Result:
Bill Passed

Key: D Yea R Yea R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 79
 
 
 
80%
55 22 2
  Nay 19
 
 
 
19%
0 19 0
Not Voting 1
 
 
 
1%
1 0 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov

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