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

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

Overview

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

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.

H.R. 6063 (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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