H.R. 6196 (109th): Fighting for American Jobs Act of 2006

Introduced:
Sep 27, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Peter Visclosky
Representative for Indiana's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 27, 2006
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2759 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on September 27, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Sep 27, 2006
Referred to Committee Sep 27, 2006
 
Full Title

To prohibit business enterprises that lay-off a greater percentage of their United States workers than workers in other countries from receiving any Federal assistance, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1I) (show)
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House Oversight and Government Reform

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9/27/2006--Introduced.
Fighting for American Jobs Act of 2006 - Directs each federal agency that provides grants, loans, or loan guarantees to businesses to require, as a condition of such assistance, that such businesses provide annually information on:
(1) the number of employees employed in the United States and its territories and the number employed outside the United States, as well as wage information on U.S. employees; and
(2) the percentage of the workforce that has been laid off or forced to resign during the preceding year.
Prohibits, until the situation is corrected, subsequent federal assistance to businesses that lays off a greater percentage of workers in the United States or its territories than in other countries.

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