New Cosponsor — Jun 8, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Joseph Pitts [R-PA16]
The bill now has 20 cosponsors (18 Republicans, 2 Democrats).
Mar 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2012
Length: 7 pages
To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to repeal certain provisions relating to criminal penalties and violations of foreign laws, and for other purposes.
3/8/2012--Introduced.Freedom from Over-Criminalization and Unjust Seizures Act of 2012 - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to repeal the prohibition on importing, exporting, transporting, selling, receiving, acquiring, or purchasing ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4171”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4171 — 112th Congress: Freedom from Over-Criminalization and Unjust Seizures Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4171
“H.R. 4171 — 112th Congress: Freedom from Over-Criminalization and Unjust Seizures Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4171>
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