S. 1723 (112th): Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act of 2011

Introduced:

Oct 17, 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 20, 2011.

Sponsor:

Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senator from New Jersey

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2011
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for teacher and first responder stabilization.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 17, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 18, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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Oct 20, 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.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
12 cosponsors (12D) (show)
Votes
Oct 20, 2011 9:55 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 50/50

Related Bills

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

H.R. 6561 (Related)
Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 25, 2012

S. 1660 (Related)
American Jobs Act of 2011

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Oct 11, 2011

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