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Oct 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on October 11, 2011.
Senior Senator from Nevada
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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2011
Length: 362 pages
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.
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 >
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Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1660”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2011
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 14, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1660 — 112th Congress: American Jobs Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1660
“S. 1660 — 112th Congress: American Jobs Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1660>
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