S. 1946 (112th): Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2011


Dec 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheldon Whitehouse
Senator from Rhode Island


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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2011
Length: 19 pages

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H.R. 3646 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Dec 13, 2011

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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1606 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 6, 2009

H.R. 3646 (Related)
Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2011

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1946” 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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Dec 5, 2011


10 cosponsors (8D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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