H.R. 8 (112th): American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

Introduced:

Jul 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 2, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 2, 2013.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-240

Sponsor:

Dave Camp

Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 2, 2013
Length: 59 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act entitled the "American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012".

Summary

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (Pub.L. 112–240, H.R. 8, 126 Stat. 2313, enacted January 2, 2013) was passed by the United States Congress on January 1, 2013, and was signed into law by President Barack Obama the next day.

The Act centers on a partial resolution to the United States fiscal cliff by addressing the ...

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History

Jul 24, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 1, 2012
 
Passed House

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

Dec 30, 2012
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Jan 1, 2013
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jan 1, 2013
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jan 2, 2013
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about 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.

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