H.R. 679 (111th): American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009


Jan 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David “Dave” Obey

Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2009
Length: 268 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 1 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Feb 17, 2009

S. 336 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jan 27, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

Making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/26/2009--Introduced.American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - Establishes use-it-or-lose-it requirements for grantees using funds in specified accounts who have not entered into contracts or other binding commitments and used ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 21, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 26, 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. 679”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.



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

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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. 1 (Related)
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 17, 2009

S. 336 (Related)
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2009

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