S. 1438 (112th): Regulation Moratorium and Jobs Preservation Act of 2011


Jul 28, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 28, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ron Johnson

Senior Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide that no agency may take any significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is equal to or less than 7.7 percent.

Summary (CRS)

7/28/2011--Introduced.Regulation Moratorium and Jobs Preservation Act of 2011 - Prohibits any federal agency from taking any significant regulatory action until the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports a monthly unemployment ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 28, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1438”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


28 cosponsors (28R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2898 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 12, 2011

H.R. 4078 (Related)
Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 26, 2012

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