S. 1720 (112th): Jobs Through Growth Act


Oct 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 18, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John McCain

Senior Senator from Arizona



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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2011
Length: 218 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide American jobs through economic growth.

Summary (CRS)

Jobs Through Growth Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that S.J. Res. 10 (a balanced budget amendment) should be passed and submitted to the states for ratification within 90 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 17, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 18, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1720”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


37 cosponsors (37R) (show)

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

Subject Areas
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