H.R. 5512 (112th): Divisional Realignment Act of 2012


May 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-188


Bennie Thompson

Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 28, United States Code, to realign divisions within two judicial districts.

Summary (CRS)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on May 30, 2012. The summary of that version is repeated here.)Divisional Realignment Act of 2012 - ... Read more >


May 7, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 16, 2012
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 30, 2012
Passed House

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.

Sep 22, 2012
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 5, 2012
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. 5512”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

S. 3293 (Related)
Divisional Realignment Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 14, 2012

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