H.R. 683 (109th): Trademark Dilution Revision Act of 2006

Introduced:

Feb 9, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 6, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 6, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-312

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2006
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Trademark Act of 1946 with respect to dilution by blurring or tarnishment.

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History

Feb 9, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 9, 2005
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 19, 2005
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 27, 2006
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Mar 8, 2006
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 9, 2006
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Sep 25, 2006
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 6, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 19, 2005 6:55 p.m.
Passed 411/8

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