H.R. 5542 (112th): Bring Jobs Home Act


May 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Pascrell Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 8, 2012
Length: 13 pages

See Instead:

S. 3364 (same title)
Failed Cloture — Jul 19, 2012

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage domestic insourcing and discourage foreign outsourcing.

Summary (CRS)

5/8/2012--Introduced.Bring Jobs Home Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to:(1) grant business taxpayers a tax credit for up to 20% of insourcing expenses incurred for eliminating a business located ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 8, 2012

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. 5542”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


88 cosponsors (87D, 1R) (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. 851 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 27, 2013

S. 3364 (Related)
Bring Jobs Home Act

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Jul 19, 2012

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