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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

13-HR0100 on Jan 3, 2013

Bill Sponsorship: Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act
Source: H.R.100
    The Congress finds the following:
  1. Business bankruptcies have increased sharply in recent years and remain at high levels. These bankruptcies include several of the largest business bankruptcy filings in history. As the use of bankruptcy has expanded, job preservation and retirement security are placed at greater risk.
  2. Laws enacted to improve recoveries for employees and retirees and limit their losses in bankruptcy cases have not kept pace with the increasing and broader use of bankruptcy by businesses in all sectors of the economy. However, while protections for employees and retirees in bankruptcy cases have eroded, management compensation plans devised for those in charge of troubled businesses have become more prevalent and are escaping adequate scrutiny.
  3. Changes in the law regarding these matters are urgently needed as bankruptcy is used to address increasingly more complex and diverse conditions affecting troubled businesses and industries.

Updated to include 2017 version, H.R.138

  • Topic: Corporations
  • Headline: Reform bankruptcy to protect jobs and retirement
  • Headline 2: Sponsored reforming bankruptcy to protect jobs & retirement

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Democrats participating in 13-HR0100

Karen Bass s1oCalifornia DemocratFeb 6, 2013
Steve Cohen s1oTennessee DemocratJan 3, 2013
John Conyers s2pMichigan DemocratJan 3, 2013
Ted Deutch s1oFlorida DemocratJan 3, 2013
John Dingell s1oMichigan Democrat (retiring 2014)Jan 4, 2013
Sheila Jackson Lee s1oTexas DemocratJan 3, 2013
Hank Johnson s1oGeorgia DemocratJan 3, 2013
Barbara Lee s1oCalifornia DemocratJan 14, 2013
Zoe Lofgren s1oCalifornia DemocratJan 4, 2013
George Miller s1oCalifornia Democrat (retiring 2014)Jan 3, 2013
Jerrold Nadler s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-FamiliesJan 3, 2013
Linda Sanchez s1oCalifornia DemocratJan 4, 2013
Eric Swalwell s1oCalifornia DemocratApr 9, 2014
Mel Watt s1oNorth Carolina Democrat (appointed to FHFA)Jan 3, 2013

Republicans participating in 13-HR0100

Independents participating in 13-HR0100

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 14
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0

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