H.R. 6867 - Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008

Labor. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
To provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
2 proposed amendments. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on November 20, 2008.

Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008

H.R. 6867 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
To provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation. (by CRS)
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Title
To provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation.
Other Titles
  • Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008
  • Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008
  • Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008
  • Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008
Sponsor
Jim McDermott
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor
  • Federal-state relations
  • Intergovernmental fiscal relations
  • State and local government
  • Unemployment insurance
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced9/10/2008
Referred to Committee
Amendments (2 proposed)
Passed House10/03/2008
Passed Senate11/20/2008
Signed by President11/21/2008
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 6867 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 - Under Suspension of the Rules10/03/2008This bill PASSED the House
368 voted YES 28 voted NO 38 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.11/20/2008PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 686711/20/2008This motion PASSED the Senate
89 voted YES 6 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/10/2008
9/10/2008Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
10/03/2008ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. Rangel asked unanimous consent that it be in order today for the Speaker to entertain motions to suspend the rules relating to H.R. 6867. Agreed to without objection.
10/03/2008Mr. Rangel moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
10/03/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
10/03/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6867.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage10/03/2008On Passage - House - H.R. 6867 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 - Under Suspension of the Rules
11/17/2008Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
11/18/2008Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 1123 under authority of the order of the Senate of 11/17/2008.
11/19/2008Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
11/19/2008Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
11/20/2008Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate.
11/20/2008Measure laid before Senate by motion.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage11/20/2008Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.
11/20/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President11/20/2008Cleared for White House.
Presented to President11/20/2008Presented to President.
select this voteVote11/20/2008Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 6867
Signed11/21/2008Signed by President.
Enacted11/21/2008Became Public Law No: 110-449.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
S. Amdt. 5696Martinez, Mel [R-FL]November 20, 2008Offered on November 19, 2008.

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S. Amdt. 5697Dodd, Christopher [D-CT]November 20, 2008Offered on November 19, 2008.

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Organizations that took a position on
Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.

2 organizations supported this bill

International Association Of Workforce Professionals
(n.d.). IAWP Support. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Employment Law Project
(n.d.). NELP Support. Retrieved n.d., from .

1 organization opposed this bill

Americans for Tax Reform
(n.d.). CFA Opposition. Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Fiscal & tax policy interest groups, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$1,000Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$2,925Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John SununuRNH$0$1,000Yes
Ted StevensRAK$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$0$1,000Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$4,000Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,000Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$1,000Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$5,400Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$2,000Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$6,000Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$1,000Yes
Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$2,180Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$1,000Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$5,000Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$1,000Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$0$19,200Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$7,988Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$7,000Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$1,500Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$1,000Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$1,000Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$1,500Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$7,000Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$7,988Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$0$19,200Yes
Susan CollinsRME$0$1,000Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$5,000Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$1,000Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$2,180Yes
Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$1,000Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$6,000Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$2,000Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$5,400Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$1,000Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$1,000Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$4,000Yes
Gordon SmithROR$0$1,000Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$0$0Yes
John SununuRNH$0$1,000Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$2,925Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$1,000Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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