Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 28, 2012
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 28, 2012.
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Mar 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 28, 2012
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 28, 2012.
Senator from Hawaii
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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2012
Length: 3 pages
A bill to amend the provisions of title 5, United States Code, which are commonly referred to as the 'Hatch Act', to scale back the provision forbidding certain State and local employees from seeking elective office, clarify the application of certain provisions to the District of Columbia, and modify the penalties which may be imposed for certain violations under subchapter III of chapter 73 of that title.
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The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
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.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2170”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 7, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 8, 2012
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 2170 — 112th Congress: Hatch Act Modernization Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2170
“S. 2170 — 112th Congress: Hatch Act Modernization Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2170>
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