To establish the Patent and Trademark Office as a Government corporation, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 27th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 12, 1996
Length: 102 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
This bill was introduced on June 11, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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21 Cosponsors (11 Democrats, 10 Republicans)
May 15, 1996
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Jun 11, 1996
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H.R. 3460 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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