H.R.2639: Global Poverty Act of 2009

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Global Poverty Act of 2009 - Directs the President, through the Secretary of State, to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to further the U.S. foreign policy objective of promoting the reduction of global poverty, the elimination of extreme global poverty, and the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goal of reducing by one-half the proportion of people worldwide who live on less than $1 per day.

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Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
May 21, 2009

Introduced in the House by Adam Smith (D-Wash.)

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