H.R. 5945: Ready to Work Act of 2016

Introduced:

Sep 7, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Sep 7, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 7, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Kevin Brady

Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title III of the Social Security Act to allow States to drug test applicants for unemployment compensation to ensure they are ready to work.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

History

Sep 7, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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