H.R. 4280 (111th): Fighting for American Jobs Act of 2009


Dec 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter Visclosky

Representative for Indiana's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2009
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

Fighting for American Jobs Act of 2009 - Directs each federal agency that provides contracts, grants, loans, or loan guarantees to businesses to require, as a condition of such assistance, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 10, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4280”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2759 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2007

H.R. 1378 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 5, 2011

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