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H.R. 6621 (112th): To correct and improve certain provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and title 35, United States Code.

Sponsor and status

Lamar Smith

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 2, 2013
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Nov 30, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 14, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 2013.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-274

History

Nov 30, 2012
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 18, 2012
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Dec 28, 2012
 
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.

Jan 1, 2013
 
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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 14, 2013
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6621 (112th) 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 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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