To provide for expedited consideration of a bill providing for comprehensive tax reform.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 26th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2012
Length: 16 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
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.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
23 Cosponsors (23 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
Jul 24, 2012
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Jul 30, 2012
Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.
Aug 1, 2012
Bill Causing Indirect Action — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 747 (112th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 6169 (112th).
Aug 2, 2012
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 6169 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6169. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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