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

Dec 10, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Peter Visclosky
Representative for Indiana's 1st congressional district
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Dec 10, 2009
4 pages
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This bill was introduced on December 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Dec 10, 2009
Referred to Committee Dec 10, 2009
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.


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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, that such businesses provide annually information on:
(1) the number of employees employed in the United States and its territories and possessions and the number employed outside the United States, as well as wage information on U.S. employees; and
(2) the percentage of the workforce that has been laid off or forced to resign during the preceding year.
Prohibits, until the situation is corrected, subsequent federal assistance to businesses that lay off a greater percentage of workers in the United States and its territories and possessions than in other countries.

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