H.R. 2696 (105th): Vessel Hull Design Protection Act

Introduced:

Oct 22, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 18, 1998 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Howard Coble
Representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 19, 1998
Length: 31 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 17, United States Code, to provide for protection of certain original designs.

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H.R. 2281 (Related)
Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 28, 1998

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2696” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Oct 22, 1997
Reported by Committee
Mar 3, 1998
Passed House
Mar 18, 1998
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

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