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H.R. 1759 (116th): BRIDGE for Workers Act

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To amend title III of the Social Security Act to extend reemployment services and eligibility assessments to all claimants for unemployment compensation, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Stephanie Murphy

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 9, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.

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What legislators are saying

Two LaHood Bills to Reform the IRS and Fix Reemployment Pass the U.S. House
    — Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL18] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 9, 2019

House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Help Move Unemployed Americans to Good-Paying Jobs
    — Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 9, 2019

My Votes – Week of April 8
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] on Apr 13, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1759 will be negligible.

History

Mar 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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Apr 2, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 9, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Apr 9, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

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H.R. 1759 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1759. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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