S. 1861 (112th): Pathways Back to Work Act of 2011


Nov 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Blumenthal

Senior Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2011
Length: 42 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide subsidized employment for unemployed, low-income adults, provide summer employment and year-round employment opportunities for low-income youth, and carry out work-related and educational strategies and activities of demonstrated effectiveness, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Pathways Back to Work Act of 2011 - Establishes in the Treasury the Pathways Back to Work Fund, with an initial appropriation of $5 billion.Requires the Secretary of Labor to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 15, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1861”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

Related Bills

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S. 1383 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2013

H.R. 3425 (Related)
Pathways Back to Work Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2011

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