S. 2831 (111th): Helping Unemployed Workers Act


Dec 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 3, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Jack” Reed

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2009
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation and to keep Americans working, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Helping Unemployed Workers Act - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 with respect to the state-established individual emergency unemployment compensation account (EUCA), as amended by the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 3, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2831”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (10D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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. 4183 (Related)
Helping Unemployed Workers Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 2, 2009

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 17, 2010

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