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senate Bill S. 589

Global Service Fellowship Program Act of 2009

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      Committee on Foreign Relations
    IntroducedMarch 12th, 2009

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Global Service Fellowship Program Act of 2009

Official Title

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


Global Service Fellowship Program Act of 2009 - Directs the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to: (1) 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; and (2) establish the Office of Volunteers for Prosperity to implement the Global Service Fellowship Program. Sets forth Program provisions. Authorizes appropriations.

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