Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 7, 2012
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 7, 2012.
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May 31, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 7, 2012
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 7, 2012.
Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2012
Length: 2 pages
To require the President to provide a report detailing the sequester required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 on January 2, 2013.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
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.
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. 5872”). 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5872 — 112th Congress: Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5872
“H.R. 5872 — 112th Congress: Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5872>
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