H.R. 2421 (112th): Layoff Prevention Act of 2011


Jul 6, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 6, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rosa DeLauro

Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 6, 2011
Length: 23 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the treatment and temporary financing of short-time compensation programs.

Summary (CRS)

7/6/2011--Introduced.Layoff Prevention Act of 2011 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to set forth requirements relating to short-time compensation programs to allow employers to reduce the workweek of their employees ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 6, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2421”). 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)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1333 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 6, 2011

H.R. 3630 (Related)
Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012

Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 22, 2012

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