S. 1147 (111th): PACT Act

Introduced:

May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 31, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 31, 2010.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-154

Sponsor:

Herbert “Herb” Kohl

Senator from Wisconsin

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prevent tobacco smuggling, to ensure the collection of all tobacco taxes, and for other purposes.

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History

May 21, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 19, 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.

Mar 11, 2010
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 17, 2010
 
Passed House

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

Mar 31, 2010
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
20 cosponsors (15D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Mar 17, 2010 4:37 p.m.
Passed 387/25

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1027 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2007

H.R. 1676 (Related)
PACT Act

Passed House
Last Action: May 21, 2009

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