H.R. 3630 (112th): Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012


Dec 9, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 22, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 22, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-96


Dave Camp

Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 22, 2012
Length: 101 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes.

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Dec 9, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 13, 2011
Passed House

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

Dec 17, 2011
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 17, 2012
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Feb 17, 2012
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 22, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5R) (show)
Dec 13, 2011 6:51 p.m.
Passed 234/193
On the Conference Report
Feb 17, 2012 11:40 a.m.
Passed 293/132
On the Conference Report
Feb 17, 2012 11:58 a.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 60/36

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 6142 (Related)
Assuring Medicare Stability and Access for Seniors Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 2012

H.R. 5974 (Related)
Invest in America Now Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 2012

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