H.R. 5872 (112th): Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012

To require the President to provide a report detailing the sequester required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 on January 2, 2013.



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.


Pub.L. 112-155


Jeb Hensarling

Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2012
Length: 2 pages


May 31, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 28, 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.

Jul 18, 2012
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 25, 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.

Aug 7, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5872 (112th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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