S. 1116 (112th): Department of Commerce and the Workforce Consolidation Act


May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Burr

Senior Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: May 26, 2011
Length: 51 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to merge the Department of Labor, the Department of Commerce, and the Small Business Administration to establish a Department of Commerce and the Workforce, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/26/2011--Introduced.Department of Commerce and the Workforce Consolidation Act - Establishes the Department of Commerce and the Workforce, headed by a Secretary of Commerce and the Workforce, as an executive department ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 26, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1116”). 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 (7R) (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. 1836 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 17, 2013

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