Enacted — Signed by the President — Sep 16, 2011
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 16, 2011.
Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on March 8, 2011 but was never passed by the House.
Senior Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2011
Length: 118 pages
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 16, 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2011
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