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


Sep 17, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


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.


Lloyd Bentsen Jr.

Senator from Texas


About the bill

Full Title

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

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 230 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 1, 1991

H.Res. 227 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 25, 1991

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1722” means this is a Senate 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 17, 1991
Reported by Committee
Sep 18, 1991
Passed Senate
Sep 24, 1991
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Passed House
Sep 25, 1991
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Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Oct 1, 1991
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Conference Report Agreed to by House
Oct 1, 1991
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Oct 11, 1991
Senate Override Failed
Oct 16, 1991


45 cosponsors (43D, 2R) (show)
Sep 24, 1991 8:10 p.m.
Motion Rejected 37/62
Sep 24, 1991 8:28 p.m.
Bill Passed 69/30
Sep 25, 1991 5:43 p.m.
Passed 294/127
Oct 1, 1991 11:22 a.m.
Motion Agreed to 65/34
On the Conference Report
Oct 1, 1991 11:53 a.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 65/35
On the Conference Report
Oct 1, 1991 4:18 p.m.
Passed 300/118
Oct 16, 1991 12:17 p.m.
Veto Sustained 65/35

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