S. 1147 (111th): PACT Act


May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 31, 2010

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


Pub.L. 111-154


Herbert “Herb” Kohl

Senator from Wisconsin



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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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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)

Passed House
Last Action: May 21, 2009

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1147” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


May 21, 2009
Reported by Committee
Nov 19, 2009
Passed Senate
Mar 11, 2010
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Mar 17, 2010
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 31, 2010


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

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

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

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