S. 1722 (102nd): Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1991

A bill to provide emergency unemployment compensation, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 17, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Status:

Vetoed & Override Failed in Senate on Oct 16, 1991

This bill was vetoed. The Senate attempted to override the veto on October 16, 1991 but failed.

Sponsor:

Lloyd Bentsen Jr.

Senator from Texas

Democrat

History

Sep 17, 1991
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 18, 1991
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 24, 1991
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Sep 25, 1991
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 1, 1991
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Oct 1, 1991
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 11, 1991
 
Vetoed

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Oct 16, 1991
 
Senate Override Failed

A vote to override the President's veto failed in the Senate. The bill is now dead.

S. 1722 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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