To amend title 17, United States Code, to provide for protection of certain original designs.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 19, 1998
Length: 31 pages
Oct 22, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
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.
Oct 22, 1997
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Mar 3, 1998
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Mar 18, 1998
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 2696 (105th) was a 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.
This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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