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Aug 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on August 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Rhode Island
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Last Updated: Aug 6, 2009
Length: 13 pages
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.
8/6/2009--Introduced.Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2009 - Expresses the sense of Congress with respect to jurisdiction of courts in the United States over foreign manufacturers that import products into ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 5, 2011
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 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. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1606>
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