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



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Last Updated: Nov 20, 2008
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation.

Summary (CRS)

Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to revise the formula for Tier-1 amounts a state credits to an applicant's emergency unemployment compensation account ... Read more >


Sep 10, 2008

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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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6867”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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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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