H.R. 3210 (112th): RELIEF Act


Oct 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim Cooper

Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2012
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to limit the application of that Act with respect to plants and plant products that were imported before the effective date of amendments to that Act enacted in 2008, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/17/2012--Reported to House amended.Retailers and Entertainers Lacey Implementation and Enforcement Fairness Act or the RELIEF Act - Section3 - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to:(1) make such Act ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 14, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 7, 2012
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3210”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


21 cosponsors (18R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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