H.R. 2072 (112th): Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012

The Export–Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012 amended the Export–Import Bank Act of 1945 to extend the termination of functions of the Export–Import Bank of the United States, which helps financing and insuring foreign purchases of United States goods for customers unable or unwilling to accept credit risk and to aid in creating and sustaining jobs in ...


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Jun 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 30, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 30, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-122


Gary Miller

Representative for California's 42nd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 17, 2012
Length: 15 pages


Jun 1, 2011

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Jun 22, 2011
Reported by Committee

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May 9, 2012
Passed House

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May 15, 2012
Passed Senate

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May 30, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2072 (112th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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