To amend title 17, United States Code, to extend protection to fashion design, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 30, 2009
Length: 10 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on April 30, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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23 Cosponsors (16 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Apr 25, 2007
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2033 (110th).
Apr 30, 2009
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H.R. 2196 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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