S. 1549 (112th): American Jobs Act of 2011


Sep 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harry Reid

Senior Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2011
Length: 412 pages

See Instead:

S. 1660 (same title)
Failed Cloture — Oct 11, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs.

Summary (CRS)

9/13/2011--Introduced.American Jobs Act of 2011 - Prohibits the use of funds made available by this Act for a project for the construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of a public building ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 13, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 14, 2011
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1549”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.



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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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

S. 1660 (Related)
American Jobs Act of 2011

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Oct 11, 2011

H.R. 12 (Related)
American Jobs Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2011

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