H.R. 5934 (112th): Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Territories Act of 2012


Jun 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 14, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Eni Faleomavaega

Delegate for American Samoa At Large



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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2012
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to include certain territories and possessions of the United States in the definition of State for the purposes of chapter 114, relating to trafficking in contraband cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.

Summary (CRS)

Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Territories Act of 2012 - Amends the federal criminal code to include American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam in the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 8, 2012

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Nov 14, 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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5934”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 338 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 5, 2013

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