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Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation Act of 2007

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A bill to establish the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation under the authorities of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/27/2007Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
03/27/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3838-3840)
Action By: Senate
03/27/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3837-3838)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (49)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Coleman, Norm [R-MN]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Dodd, Christopher J. [D-CT]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Hagel, Chuck [R-NE]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Obama, Barack [D-IL]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Roberts, Pat [R-KS]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Cochran, Thad [R-MS]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [ID-CT]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Levin, Carl [D-MI]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Smith, Gordon H. [R-OR]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Stevens, Ted [R-AK]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Chambliss, Saxby [R-GA]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Baucus, Max [D-MT]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Warner, John [R-VA]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Pryor, Mark L. [D-AR]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Kennedy, Edward M. [D-MA]* 03/27/2007
Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA] 03/28/2007
Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] 03/28/2007
Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] 03/28/2007
Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] 04/10/2007
Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA] 04/10/2007
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] 04/11/2007
Sen. Bond, Christopher S. [R-MO] 04/12/2007
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] 04/12/2007
Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] 04/12/2007
Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] 04/17/2007
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] 04/17/2007
Sen. Martinez, Mel [R-FL] 04/20/2007
Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] 04/20/2007
Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] 04/23/2007
Sen. Lincoln, Blanche L. [D-AR] 05/15/2007
Sen. Johnson, Tim [D-SD] 06/11/2007
Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] 06/12/2007
Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] 06/18/2007
Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM] 06/19/2007
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] 06/20/2007
Sen. Voinovich, George V. [R-OH] 07/26/2007
Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [D-LA] 03/31/2008
Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] 06/02/2008
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] 06/10/2008
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] 06/10/2008
Sen. Dole, Elizabeth [R-NC] 06/25/2008
Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] 07/08/2008
Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY] 07/09/2008

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Foreign Relations03/27/2007 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/27/2007)

Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation Act of 2007 - Establishes in the executive branch the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation to carry out this Act under the authorities of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961.

Requires the Foundation to award grants, increasingly for study in nontraditional study abroad destinations, to: (1) U.S. students; (2) nongovernmental institutions that provide and promote study abroad opportunities for U.S. students, in consortium with institutions of higher education (IHEs); and (3) IHEs, individually or in consortium.