H.R. 6029 - Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012

Crime and law enforcement. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for increased penalties for foreign and economic espionage, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on December 19, 2012.

Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012

H.R. 6029 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for increased penalties for foreign and economic espionage, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for increased penalties for foreign and economic espionage, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012
  • Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012
  • Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012
  • Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012
Sponsor
Lamar Smith
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Trade secrets and economic espionage
  • U.S. Sentencing Commission
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Major Actions
Introduced6/27/2012
Referred to Committee
Amendments (1 proposed)
Passed House8/01/2012
Passed Senate12/19/2012
Passed House1/01/2013
Signed by President1/14/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR 7/31/2012 H5506)8/01/2012PASSED by voice vote
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.12/19/2012PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 3406 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/19/2012PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote. (consideration: CR H7559; text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR 12/30/2012 H7453-7454)1/01/2013PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/27/2012
6/27/2012Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
7/10/2012Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar7/10/2012Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
7/19/2012Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 112-610.
Put on a legislative calendar7/19/2012Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 443.
7/31/2012Mr. Smith (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
7/31/2012Considered under suspension of the rules.
7/31/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6029.
7/31/2012At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Scott (VA) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
8/01/2012Considered as unfinished business.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage8/01/2012On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR 7/31/2012 H5506)
8/01/2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Put on a legislative calendar8/02/2012Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 493.
12/19/2012Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage12/19/2012Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
12/19/2012Amendment SA 3406 proposed by Senator Merkley for Senator Kohl.
select this voteVote12/19/2012Amendment SA 3406 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/20/2012Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/30/2012Mr. Smith (TX) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
12/30/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 6029.
12/30/2012At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Scott (VA) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage1/01/2013On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote. (consideration: CR H7559; text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR 12/30/2012 H7453-7454)
1/01/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Presented to President1/03/2013Presented to President.
Signed1/14/2013Signed by President.
Enacted1/14/2013Became Public Law No: 112-269.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 3406Kohl, Herbert [D-WI]December 19, 2012Passed by voice vote on December 18, 2012.

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