New Cosponsor — Mar 25, 2010
New Cosponsor: Sen. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI]
The bill now has 45 cosponsors (24 Republicans, 21 Democrats).
May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 21, 2009
Length: 4 pages
5/21/2009--Introduced.Amends federal patent law to deny a patent for a tax planning method. Defines "tax planning method" as any method for reducing, minimizing, or deferring tax liability (not including tax ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2584 — 111th Congress: To amend title 35, United States Code, to limit the patentability of tax planning methods.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2584
“H.R. 2584 — 111th Congress: To amend title 35, United States Code, to limit the patentability of tax planning methods..” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2584>
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