H.R. 2257 (113th): Jobs Now Act of 2013


Jun 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frederica Wilson

Representative for Florida's 24th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to create a pilot program to award grants to units of general local government and community-based organizations to create jobs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/4/2013--Introduced.Jobs Now Act of 2013 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to direct the Secretary of Labor to carry out a two-year pilot program to award competitive grants ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 4, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2257”). 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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H.R. 2574 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 2011

H.R. 3554 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 17, 2015

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