S. 1660 (112th): American Jobs Act of 2011

Introduced:

Oct 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

Harry Reid

Senior Senator from Nevada

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2011
Length: 362 pages

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 5, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 6, 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.

Oct 11, 2011
 
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.

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