H.R. 5966 (112th): Professional Boxing Amendments Act of 2012


Jun 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter “Pete” King

Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2012
Length: 51 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a United States Boxing Commission to administer the Professional Boxing Safety Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/19/2012--Introduced.Professional Boxing Amendments Act of 2012 - Amends the Professional Boxing Safety Act to:(1) authorize a tribal organization to establish a boxing commission;(2) prohibit arranging, promoting, or fighting in a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 19, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5966”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 523 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 14, 2009

H.R. 5395 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2014

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