H.R. 4212 (112th): Drywall Safety Act of 2012


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.


Pub.L. 112-266


Edward “Scott” Rigell
Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district


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Last Updated: Jan 2, 2013
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4212” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Mar 19, 2012
Passed House
Sep 19, 2012
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Dec 21, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
Jan 1, 2013
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 14, 2013


19 cosponsors (11R, 8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On the Senate Amendment
Jan 1, 2013 7:10 p.m.
Passed 378/37

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