S. 3642 (112th): Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act of 2012


Nov 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 28, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 28, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-236


Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to clarify the scope of the Economic Espionage Act of 1996.

Summary (CRS)

Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act of 2012 - Amends the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 to apply the prohibition against the theft of trade secrets to a trade secret ... Read more >


Nov 27, 2012

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Nov 27, 2012
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 18, 2012
Passed House

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Dec 28, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3642”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Dec 18, 2012 7:16 p.m.
Passed 388/4

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