H.R. 6029 (112th): Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for increased penalties for foreign and economic espionage, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 14, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 2013.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-269

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 2, 2013
Length: 2 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 678: Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act

Ordered Reported on Dec 8, 2011. 76% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1002: Safe Doses Act

Ordered Reported on Mar 8, 2012. 9% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3261: Stop Online Piracy Act

Introduced on Oct 26, 2011. 1% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jun 27, 2012
 
Introduced

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Jul 10, 2012
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 1, 2012
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

Dec 19, 2012
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 1, 2013
 
House Agreed to Changes

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 14, 2013
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6029 (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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