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H.R. 3531 (104th): Database Investment and Intellectual Property Antipiracy Act of 1996

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To amend title 15, United States Code, to promote investment and prevent intellectual property piracy with respect to databases.

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Carlos Moorhead

Sponsor. Representative for California's 27th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 23, 1996
Length: 16 pages
May 23, 1996
104th Congress (1995–1996)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 23, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



May 23, 1996

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H.R. 3531 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3531. This is the one from the 104th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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