H.R. 3114 (111th): To authorize the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office to use funds made available under the Trademark Act of 1946 for patent operations in order to avoid furloughs and reductions-in-force, and for other purposes.



Jul 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 7, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 7, 2009.


Pub.L. 111-45


John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district



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Jul 7, 2009

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Jul 7, 2009
Passed House

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Jul 16, 2009
Passed Senate

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Aug 7, 2009
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3114 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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