H.R. 6477 (112th): Taxpayer Protection Act of 2012


Sep 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Albio Sires

Representative for New Jersey's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
Length: 56 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To strengthen America's financial infrastructure, by requiring pre-funding for catastrophe losses using private insurance premium dollars to protect taxpayers from massive bailouts, and to provide dedicated funding from insurance premiums to improve catastrophe preparedness, loss prevention and mitigation, and to improve the availability and affordability of homeowners insurance coverage for catastrophic events, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/20/2012--Introduced.Taxpayer Protection Act of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to establish the National Commission on Natural Catastrophe Preparation and Protection to advise the Secretary regarding the estimated ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 20, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6477”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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