S. 1606 (111th): Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2009

Introduced:

Aug 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Sheldon Whitehouse

Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 6, 2009
Length: 13 pages

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.

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Related Bills

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S. 1946 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 5, 2011

H.R. 4678 (Related)
Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2010

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2010

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1606” means this is a Senate 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.

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History

Introduced
Aug 6, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
15 cosponsors (12D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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