To create an emergency jobs program that will fund 2,242,000 positions during fiscal years 2014 and 2015.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 18, 2013
Length: 85 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on April 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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19 Cosponsors (19 Democrats)
Sep 14, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2914 (112th).
Apr 18, 2013
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H.R. 1617 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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