H.R. 1256 (111th): Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

Introduced:

Mar 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 22, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 22, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-31

Sponsor:

Henry Waxman

Representative for California's 30th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 20, 2010
Length: 83 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with certain authority to regulate tobacco products, to amend title 5, United States Code, to make certain modifications in the Thrift Savings Plan, the Civil Service Retirement System, and the Federal Employees' Retirement System, and for other purposes.

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History

Mar 3, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 4, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 2, 2009
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 11, 2009
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jun 12, 2009
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 22, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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