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

To provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation.

Sponsor and status

Jim McDermott

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 20, 2008
Length: 3 pages
Sep 10, 2008
110th Congress (2007–2009)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 21, 2008

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

Pub.L. 110-449

20 Cosponsors (18 Democrats, 2 Republicans)


Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3688: A bill to provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation, to amend the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 to authorize loans to automobile manufacturers and component suppliers, and for other ...

Introduced on Nov 17, 2008. 23% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3507: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008

Introduced on Sep 17, 2008. 93% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 7110: Job Creation and Unemployment Relief Act of 2008

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 26, 2008. 6% incorporated. (compare text)


Sep 10, 2008

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Oct 3, 2008
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Nov 20, 2008
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 21, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6867 (110th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6867. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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