Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 14, 2013
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 2013.
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Dec 13, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 14, 2013
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 2013.
Representative for Texas's 25th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 6 pages
To establish a commission to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities resulting from child abuse and neglect.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
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.
Updated bill text was published as of Reference Change.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6655”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 21, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6655 — 112th Congress: Protect our Kids Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6655
“H.R. 6655 — 112th Congress: Protect our Kids Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6655>
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