H.R. 347 (112th): Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011

Introduced:

Jan 19, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 8, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 8, 2012.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-98

Sponsor:

Thomas Rooney

Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 29, 2012
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To correct and simplify the drafting of section 1752 (relating to restricted buildings or grounds) of title 18, United States Code.

Summary

This bill made it a federal crime to trespass on the White House grounds, and it made other minor changes to an existing law.

This bill amended a previously existing law, which can be read here, that was also about establishing a crime of being in restricted areas protected by the Secret Service. This bill's only significant change was ...

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History

Jan 19, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 26, 2011
 
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.

Feb 28, 2011
 
Passed House

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

Nov 17, 2011
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Feb 6, 2012
 
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. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 27, 2012
 
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.

Mar 8, 2012
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about 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.

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