|Introduced||May 15, 2013|
|Referred to Committee||May 15, 2013|
|Reported by Committee||May 22, 2013|
|Signed by the President||...|
Only about 23% of bills that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were enacted. [show factors | methodology]
The following factors helped this bill:
The sponsor is the chairman of a committee to which the bill has been referred.
The sponsor is on a committee to which the bill has been referred, and the sponsor is a member of the majority party.
A cosponsor is the ranking member of a committee to which the bill has been referred.The following factors hurt this bill:
The bill was introduced in the first year of the Congress.
3-5 cosponsors serve on a committee to which the bill has been referred.
The bill was referred to Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.The following factors help this bill get past committee but hurt it on the floor:
There is at least one cosponsor from the majority party and one cosponsor outside of the majority party.
- 5 cosponsors (3D, 2R) (show)
- The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.