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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010
Length: 18 pages
Feb 24, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 21, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 24, 2010
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 21, 2010
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 13, 2011
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3646 (112th).
H.R. 4678 (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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