About the bill
- Full Title
A bill 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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1946 (112th).
15 cosponsors (12D, 3R) (show)(joined Aug 6, 2009)(joined Aug 6, 2009)(joined Sep 14, 2009)(joined Oct 27, 2009)(joined Nov 9, 2009)(joined Nov 18, 2009)(joined Dec 1, 2009)(joined Feb 1, 2010)(joined Feb 2, 2010)(joined Feb 9, 2010)(joined Feb 9, 2010)(joined Feb 25, 2010)(joined Mar 15, 2010)(joined Mar 22, 2010)(joined May 27, 2010)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.S. 1946 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 5, 2011H.R. 4678 (Related)Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2010
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1606 — 111th Congress: Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1606
“S. 1606 — 111th Congress: Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. May 1, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1606>
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