Bill Text — Jan 2, 2013
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Dec 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on December 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2012
Length: 88 pages
To extend tax relief for all Americans, to replace the defense sequester scheduled to take effect on January 2, 2013, with responsible reductions in direct and other spending, and for other purposes.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 2, 2013
Last Action: Dec 20, 2012
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6688 — 112th Congress: Averting the Fiscal Cliff Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6688
“H.R. 6688 — 112th Congress: Averting the Fiscal Cliff Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6688>
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