H.R. 6063 (112th): Child Protection Act of 2012

Introduced:

Jun 29, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 7, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 7, 2012.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-206

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2012
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses.

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History

Jun 29, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 10, 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.

Aug 1, 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.

Nov 26, 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.

Dec 7, 2012
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
40 cosponsors (25D, 15R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3456 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2012

H.R. 1981 (Related)
Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 28, 2011

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