New Cosponsor — Oct 24, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI4]
The bill now has 7 cosponsors (7 Democrats).
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Sep 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2011
Length: 24 pages
To amend the Budget Control Act of 2011 to reduce the deficit and restore the middle class by creating jobs.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 2855”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 2, 2011
Passed House & Senate
Last Action: Jul 29, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2855 — 112th Congress: Emergency Jobs Now Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2855
“H.R. 2855 — 112th Congress: Emergency Jobs Now Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2855>
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