S. 1292 (112th): Employment Protection Act of 2011


Jun 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 29, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick “Pat” Toomey

Junior Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to consider the impact on employment levels and economic activity prior to issuing a regulation, policy statement, guidance document, endangerment finding, or other requirement, implementing any new or substantially altered program, or denying any permit, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/29/2011--Introduced.Employment Protection Act of 2011 - Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), prior to promulgating a regulation, policy statement, guidance document, or endangerment finding, implementing any new ... Read more >

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Jun 29, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1292”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1872 (Related)
Employment Protection Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2011

S. 1720 (Related)
Jobs Through Growth Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 18, 2011

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