Summary: H.R.2137 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/03/2011)

Empowering More Productive and Lasting Opportunity Act of 2011 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow states, for a five-year period, to implement an employment assistance voucher program, in lieu of paying unemployment compensation directly to employees, under which an individual who is eligible for unemployment compensation and is likely to exhaust such compensation is issued an employment assistance voucher and is hired by a participating employer who receives a subsidy from the state for the wages paid to the employee.