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Global Service Fellowship Program Act of 2008

Short Titles as Introduced

Global Service Fellowship Program Act of 2008

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A bill to establish a Global Service Fellowship Program, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
09/23/2008Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Dodd with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. Without written report.
02/07/2008Introduced in Senate

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Date
09/23/2008Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 1045.
Action By: Senate
09/23/2008Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Dodd with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. Without written report.
09/23/2008Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
02/07/2008Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Action By: Senate
02/07/2008Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S791-792)
Action By: Senate

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Foreign Relations02/07/2008 Referred to
09/23/2008 Markup by
09/23/2008 Reported by

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (09/23/2008)

Global Service Fellowship Program Act of 2008 - (Sec. 3) Directs the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to establish the Office of Volunteers for Prosperity which shall implement the Global Service Fellowship Program and promote other international volunteering opportunities.

(Sec. 4) Directs the Administrator to establish and administer a Global Service Fellowship Program to fund fellowships to promote international volunteering opportunities as a means of building bridges across cultures, addressing critical human needs, and promoting mutual understanding.

Sets forth Program provisions.

(Sec. 5) Directs the Administrator to: (1) implement a Program evaluation process; and (2) report to the appropriate congressional committees.

(6) Directs the Administrator to prescribe implementing regulations.

(Sec. 7) Authorizes FY2009-FY2011 appropriations.