H.R. 1901 (112th): Saving America’s Youth: the Youth Employment Act of 2011


May 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bobby Rush

Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 13, 2011
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To create and encourage the creation of jobs for youth, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/13/2011--Introduced.Saving America's Youth: the Youth Employment Act of 2011 or SAY YEA - Amends the Workforce Act of 1998 regarding the work opportunity tax credit with respect to disconnected youth ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 13, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1901”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (24D) (show)

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

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