Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 14, 2013
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 2013.
Mar 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 14, 2013
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 2013.
Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 2, 2013
Length: 3 pages
To prevent the introduction into commerce of unsafe drywall, to ensure the manufacturer of drywall is readily identifiable, to ensure that problematic drywall removed from homes is not reused, and for other purposes.
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The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
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.
House Agreed to Changes
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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. 4212”). 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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4212 — 112th Congress: Drywall Safety Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4212
“H.R. 4212 — 112th Congress: Drywall Safety Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4212>
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