House Bill 1759
116th Congress(2019-2020)
BRIDGE for Workers Act
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Passed House on Apr 9, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 14, 2019
Latest Action
Dec 19, 2019
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1759
Congress
116
Policy Area
Labor and Employment
Labor and Employment
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting hiring and composition of the workforce, wages and benefits, labor-management relations; occupational safety, personnel management, unemployment compensation. Measures concerning public-sector employment may fall under Government Operations and Politics policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Florida
California
District of Columbia
Illinois
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Passed
April 9, 2019
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
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.

Text (5)
December 19, 2019
April 10, 2019
April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019
March 14, 2019
Actions (19)
12/19/2019
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
12/18/2019
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
04/10/2019
Received in the Senate.
04/09/2019
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
04/09/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
04/09/2019
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)
04/09/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: 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)
04/09/2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3168)
04/09/2019
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.
04/09/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1759.
04/09/2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3148-3151)
04/09/2019
Mr. Davis, Danny K. moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
04/09/2019
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 18.
04/09/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 116-38.
04/02/2019
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
04/02/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
03/14/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support.
03/14/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
03/14/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Mar 15, 2019 7:12:08 AM
Updated
Apr 16, 2021 4:48:53 PM