H.R.1759: BRIDGE for Workers Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced March 14, 2019
  • Latest Major Action April 10, 2019

Bill Summary

Building on Reemployment Improvements to Deliver Good Employment for Workers Act or the BRIDGE for Workers Act This bill extends eligibility for reemployment services to all individuals claiming unemployment compensation. Currently, only unemployment claimants that are identified as likely to exhaust their regular unemployment compensation are eligible for such reemployment services.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 11 statements associated with H.R.1759.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 10
Received in the Senate.
April 9

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 - 24 (Roll no. 162). (text: CR H3148)

April 9
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3168)
April 9
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3148-3151)
April 9
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
April 9
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 9

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 - 24 (Roll no. 162).

April 9
Considered as unfinished business.
April 9
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
April 9
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1759.
April 9
Considered under suspension of the rules.
April 9
Mr. Davis, Danny K. moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 9
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 18.
April 9
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 116-38.
April 2
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
April 2
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 14
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
March 14

Introduced in the House by Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.)

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