H.R. 6867 (110th): Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008

Introduced:

Sep 10, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 21, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 21, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-449

Sponsor:

Jim McDermott

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 20, 2008
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation.

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History

Sep 10, 2008
 
Introduced

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Oct 3, 2008
 
Passed House

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Nov 20, 2008
 
Passed Senate

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Nov 21, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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Details

Cosponsors
20 cosponsors (18D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Oct 3, 2008 2:41 p.m.
Passed 368/28
Nov 20, 2008 3:01 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 89/6

Related Bills

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S. 3507 (Related)
Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 17, 2008

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