H.R. 2855 (112th): Emergency Jobs Now Act


Sep 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Keith Ellison

Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2011
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Budget Control Act of 2011 to reduce the deficit and restore the middle class by creating jobs.

Summary (CRS)

9/7/2011--Introduced.Emergency Jobs Now Act - Amends the Budget Control Act of 2011 to rename the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction as the Joint Select Committee on Emergency Job Creation ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 7, 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. 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.


7 cosponsors (7D) (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. 365 (Related)
Budget Control Act of 2011

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 2, 2011

S. 627 (Related)
Faster FOIA Act of 2011

Passed House & Senate
Last Action: Jul 29, 2011

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