New Cosponsor — Dec 22, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Barney Frank [D-MA4, 1981-2012]
The bill now has 5 cosponsors (5 Democrats).
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Dec 17, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on December 17, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010
Length: 8 pages
To provide for the further temporary extension of the emergency unemployment compensation program, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6556”). 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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 30, 2010
Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Nov 18, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6556 — 111th Congress: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Expansion Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr6556
“H.R. 6556 — 111th Congress: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Expansion Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr6556>
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