To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 28, 2012
Length: 5 pages
Jun 29, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 7, 2012
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 7, 2012.
This bill incorporates provisions from:
H.R. 1981: Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011
Ordered Reported on Jul 28, 2011. 52% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 596: Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2011
Introduced on Mar 16, 2011. 18% incorporated. (compare text)
Jun 29, 2012
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Jul 10, 2012
A committee has voted to issue 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 (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.
Nov 26, 2012
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.
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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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