Bill Text — Jul 25, 2012
This bill’s text for status Referred to Senate Committee (Jul 25, 2012) is now available.
Mar 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from South Dakota
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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2012
Length: 3 pages
Passed House — Jul 24, 2012
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Labor from finalizing a proposed rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 relating to child labor.
3/21/2012--Introduced.Preserving America's Family Farms Act - Prohibits the Secretary of Labor from finalizing or enforcing proposed rule "Child Labor Regulations, Orders and Statements of Interpretation; Child Labor Violations-Civil Money Penalties" ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4157 (112th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2221 (112th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2221”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2221 — 112th Congress: Preserving America’s Family Farms Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2221
“S. 2221 — 112th Congress: Preserving America’s Family Farms Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2221>
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