H.R. 2835 (112th): Joint Select Committee on Job Creation Act of 2011


Sep 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


John Larson

Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2011
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a joint select committee of Congress to report findings and propose legislation to restore the Nation's workforce to full employment over the period of fiscal years 2012 and 2013, and to provide for expedited consideration of such legislation by both the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Summary (CRS)

9/2/2011--Introduced.Joint Select Committee on Job Creation Act of 2011 - Establishes the Joint Select Committee on Job Creation, whose goal shall be to restore the nation's workforce to full employment ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 2, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 6, 2011
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2835”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


65 cosponsors (65D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 1522 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 7, 2011

S. 365 (Related)
Budget Control Act of 2011

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 2, 2011

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