H.R.2634 - Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008

To provide for greater responsibility in lending and expanded cancellation of debts owed to the United States and the international financial institutions by low-income countries, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Short: Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008 as passed house.
  • Short: Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2007 as introduced.
  • Short: Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008 as reported to house.
  • Official: To provide for greater responsibility in lending and expanded cancellation of debts owed to the United States and the international financial institutions by low-income countries, and for other purposes. as introduced.
Latest Amendment Status Purpose View All Amendments [4]
 
H.Amdt 994 Pass An amendment to exclude any country whose government has business interests with Iran.
H.Amdt 993 Pass An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 110-586 to add a Sense of the Congress that, due to the current humanitarian and political instability in Haiti, including food shortages and political turmoil, the Secretary of the Treasury should use his influence to expedite the complete and immediate cancellation of Haiti's debts to all international financial institutions, or if such debt cancellation cannot be provided, to urge the institutions to immediately suspend the requirement that Haiti make further debt service payments on debts owed to the institutions.
H.Amdt 992 Pass An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 110-586 to add a provision to Section 1626, defining an `eligible low-income country' to include that the government shall have been chosen by, and permits, free elections.
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Apr 24, 2008Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Apr 23, 2008CLERK TO CORRECT AUTHORITY - Mr. Bachus asked unanimous consent that in the engrossment of H.R. 2634, the Clerk be directed to execute the second instruction in the amendment conveyed by the motion to recommit as though it read "all that follows on that line" rather than "all that follows". Agreed to without objection.
Apr 16, 2008Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Latest Vote

Result: Passed - April 16, 2008

Roll call number 199 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 2634 Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Collection Act

 

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