H.R. 4678 (111th): Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2010

Introduced:

Feb 24, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 21, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Betty Sutton

Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require foreign manufacturers of products imported into the United States to establish registered agents in the United States who are authorized to accept service of process against such manufacturers, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 24, 2010
 
Introduced

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Jul 21, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

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Details

Cosponsors
64 cosponsors (57D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Nutrition
Trade

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3646 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2011

S. 1606 (Related)
Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 6, 2009

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