H.R. 6655 (112th): Protect our Kids Act of 2012

Introduced:

Dec 13, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 14, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 2013.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-275

Sponsor:

Lloyd Doggett

Representative for Texas's 25th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a commission to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities resulting from child abuse and neglect.

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History

Dec 13, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 19, 2012
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jan 2, 2013
 
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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 2, 2013
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reference Change.

Jan 14, 2013
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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