About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to keep Americans working by strengthening and expanding short-time compensation programs that provide employers with an alternative to layoffs.
- What is a bill?
The “S.” in “S. 1646” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. 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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7 cosponsors (6D, 1I) (show)(joined Nov 4, 2009)(joined Nov 9, 2009)(joined Nov 16, 2009)(joined Nov 17, 2009)(joined Dec 3, 2009)(joined Dec 18, 2009)(joined Feb 22, 2010)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1646 — 111th Congress: Keep Americans Working Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1646
“S. 1646 — 111th Congress: Keep Americans Working Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. May 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1646>
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