H.R. 6169 (112th): Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012


Jul 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 2, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


David Dreier

Representative for California's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2012
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for expedited consideration of a bill providing for comprehensive tax reform.

Summary (CRS)

8/2/2012--Passed House without amendment.Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012 - States that the purpose of this Act is to provide for the enactment ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 24, 2012

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Jul 30, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Aug 2, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6169”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (23R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Aug 2, 2012 3:46 p.m.
Failed 176/246
Aug 2, 2012 4:20 p.m.
Passed 232/189

Related Bills

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

H.R. 8 (Related)
American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 2, 2013

H.R. 6688 (Related)
Averting the Fiscal Cliff Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 19, 2012

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