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Oct 17, 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 20, 2011.
Senator from New Jersey
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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2011
Length: 18 pages
A bill to provide for teacher and first responder stabilization.
Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Education to allocate grants to states and, through them, subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) ... 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. 1723”). 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 25, 2012
Last Action: Oct 11, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1723 — 112th Congress: Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1723
“S. 1723 — 112th Congress: Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1723>
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