S. 3389 (112th): Protecting American Trade Secrets and Innovation Act of 2012


Jul 17, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Herbert “Herb” Kohl

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to modify chapter 90 of title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal jurisdiction for theft of trade secrets.

Summary (CRS)

7/17/2012--Introduced.Protecting American Trade Secrets and Innovation Act of 2012 - Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a person who is aggrieved by an act of economic espionage, theft of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 17, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3389”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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