A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Nov 29, 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 December 8, 2010.
Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Nov 30, 2010
Length: 12 pages
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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.
S. 3985 (111th) was a 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.
This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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