H.R. 3601 (112th): Ensuring Quality in the Unemployment Insurance Program (EQUIP) Act


Dec 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Jack Kingston

Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2011
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title III of the Social Security Act to require a substance abuse risk assessment and targeted drug testing as a condition for the receipt of unemployment benefits, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Ensuring Quality in the Unemployment Insurance Program (EQUIP) Act - Amends title III (Grants to States for Unemployment Compensation Administration) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to require state unemployment ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 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. 3601”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 3454 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 12, 2013

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