H.R. 5618 (111th): Restoration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010


Jun 28, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 1, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.


Jim McDermott

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To continue Federal unemployment programs.

Summary (CRS)

7/1/2010--Passed House amended.Restoration of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010 - Section2 - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 with respect to the state-established individual emergency unemployment compensation account (EUCA). ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 28, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 29, 2010
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

Jul 1, 2010
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5618”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jun 29, 2010 3:15 p.m.
Failed 261/155
Jul 1, 2010 3:27 p.m.
Passed 270/153

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 6556 (Related)
Emergency Unemployment Compensation Expansion Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 17, 2010

S. 3990 (Related)
Emergency Unemployment Benefits Extension Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 30, 2010

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