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


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


Jim McDermott

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Nov 20, 2008
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation.

Read CRS Summary >


Sep 10, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 3, 2008
Passed House

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.

This page is about 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.

Links & tools

Primary Source


Congress.gov is updated generally one day after events occur. Legislative activity since the last update may not be reflected on GovTrack. Data via congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: