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


Jan 19, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 8, 2012

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


Pub.L. 112-98


Thomas Rooney

Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district



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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 (CRS)

3/8/2012--Public Law.Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 [sic] - Amends the federal criminal code to revise the prohibition against entering restricted federal buildings or grounds to impose ... Read more >


Jan 19, 2011

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 is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 347”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Feb 28, 2011 7:03 p.m.
Passed 399/3
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment
Feb 27, 2012 6:54 p.m.
Passed 388/3

Related Bills

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H.R. 2780 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 27, 2010

S. 1794 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Feb 6, 2012

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