S. 3816 (111th): Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act


Sep 21, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on September 28, 2010.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2010
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create American jobs and to prevent the offshoring of such jobs overseas.

Summary (CRS)

9/21/2010--Introduced.Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to:(1) exempt from employment taxes for a 24-month period employers who hire a employee who replaces another ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 21, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 22, 2010
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.

Sep 28, 2010
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3816”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (7D, 1I) (show)
Sep 27, 2010 7:05 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 48/25
Sep 28, 2010 11:31 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 53/45

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