H.R. 4279 (110th): Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008


Dec 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 8, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 12, 2008
Length: 72 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To enhance remedies for violations of intellectual property laws, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/8/2008--Passed House amended.Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008 - TitleI - Enhancements to Civil Intellectual Property LawsSection101 - Amends federal copyright law to:(1) provide a safe ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 5, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 30, 2008
Reported by Committee

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May 8, 2008
Passed House

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4279”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (10R, 9D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
May 8, 2008 12:22 p.m.
Passed 410/11

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