H.R. 6063 - Child Protection Act of 2012

Crime and law enforcement. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses. (by CRS) 
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on November 26, 2012.

Child Protection Act of 2012

H.R. 6063 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses. (by CRS)
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To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses.
Other Titles
  • Child Protection Act of 2012
  • Child Protection Act of 2012
  • Child Protection Act of 2012
  • Child Protection Act of 2012
  • Child Protection Act of 2012
Lamar Smith
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Assault and harassment offenses
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Crimes against children
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Department of Justice
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Government information and archives
  • Internet and video services
  • Law enforcement administration and funding
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Pornography
  • Sex offenses
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Major Actions
Referred to Committee
Passed House8/01/2012
Passed Senate11/26/2012
Signed by President12/07/2012
Bill History
select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.8/01/2012PASSED by voice vote
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.11/26/2012PASSED by voice vote
6/29/2012Referred 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.
7/31/2012Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 112-638.
Put on a legislative calendar7/31/2012Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 459.
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. 6063.
7/31/2012At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Smith (TX) 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.
8/01/2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage8/01/2012On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
8/02/2012Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
11/26/2012Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage11/26/2012Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
11/27/2012Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President11/28/2012Presented to President.
Signed12/07/2012Signed by President.
Enacted12/07/2012Became Public Law No: 112-206.
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