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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 5, 2011
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2010
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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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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)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1606>
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