Bill Text — Mar 7, 2013
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Jun 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Delegate for American Samoa At Large
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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2012
Length: 2 pages
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.
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 >
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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.
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 338 (113th).
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