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H.R. 628 (111th): To establish a pilot program in certain United States district courts to encourage enhancement of expertise in patent cases among district judges.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 4, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 4, 2011.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-349

Sponsor:

Darrell Issa

Representative for California's 49th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2010
Length: 3 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 299: A bill to establish a pilot program in certain United States district courts to encourage enhancement of expertise in patent cases among district judges.

Introduced on Jan 22, 2009. 85% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 22, 2009
 
Introduced

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Mar 17, 2009
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 13, 2010
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 17, 2010
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jan 4, 2011
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 628 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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