New Cosponsor — Jun 1, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat).
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May 10, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 10, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 10, 2012
Length: 7 pages
To amend the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 to authorize the domestic dissemination of information and material about the United States intended primarily for foreign audiences, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5729 (111th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5736”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5736 — 112th Congress: Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5736
“H.R. 5736 — 112th Congress: Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5736>
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