H.R. 2670 (112th): Jobs for Americans Act of 2011


Jul 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 27, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mo Brooks

Representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide that States and local governments may pass laws that identify illegal aliens, deter illegal aliens from entering the United States, apprehend illegal aliens, or encourage or otherwise cause illegal aliens to leave the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/27/2011--Introduced.Jobs for Americans Act of 2011 - Authorizes states and their political subdivisions to enact and enforce laws that help identify illegal aliens, deter illegal aliens from entering the United ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 27, 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. 2670”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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Primary Source

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