Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008 Act

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The Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008 Act (H.R. 2634) was a bill in the 110th Congress "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." (Official title)[1]


Article summary (how summaries work)
  • 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.[2]


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Key votes

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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Bar nations from receiving international debt relief if they have business interests with Iran. April 16. (291-130)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)

  • Vote to pass a bill that expands debt relief programs with international financial institutions and the U.S. for low-income countries.[3]


Same for all scorecards:

Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Pass a bill allowing negotiations with international lending agencies on debt relief for developing nations. April 16. (285-132)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)

Articles and resources

See also

References

  1. OpenCongress’ info page on Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008 Act (H.R.2634).
  2. Maplight’s info page on Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008 Act (H.R.2634).
  3. Project Vote Smart’s info page on Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008 Act (H.R.2634).
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