H.R.2139 - Initiating Foreign Assistance Reform Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-28] (Introduced 04/28/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||04/28/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|
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Summary: H.R.2139 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/28/2009)
Initiating Foreign Assistance Reform Act of 2009 - Directs the President to develop and implement: (1) a National Strategy for Global Development to further the U.S. foreign policy objective of reducing poverty and contributing to economic growth in developing countries, including responding to humanitarian crises; and (2) a system to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of U.S. foreign assistance.
Expresses the sense of Congress that American taxpayers and foreign assistance recipients should have, to the maximum extent practicable, full access to U.S. foreign assistance information.