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

Introduced:
Jan 19, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 112-98.
Sponsor
Thomas Rooney
Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Feb 29, 2012
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
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 06, 2012

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Jan 19, 2011
Referred to Committee Jan 19, 2011
Reported by Committee Jan 26, 2011
Passed House Feb 28, 2011
Passed Senate with Changes Feb 06, 2012
House Agreed to Changes Feb 27, 2012
Signed by the President Mar 08, 2012
 
Full Title

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

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

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

Senate Judiciary

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

 
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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 criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly enters any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority.
Defines "restricted buildings or grounds" as a posted, cordoned off, or otherwise restricted area of:
(1) the White House or its grounds or the Vice President's official residence or its grounds,
(2) a building or grounds where the President or other person protected by the Secret Service is or will be temporarily visiting, or
(3) a building or grounds so restricted due to a special event of national significance.

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