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

Nov 27, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 112-236.
Patrick Leahy
Senior Senator from Vermont
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Dec 20, 2012
1 pages

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

Introduced Nov 27, 2012
Passed Senate Nov 27, 2012
Passed House Dec 18, 2012
Signed by the President Dec 28, 2012
Full Title

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


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

1 cosponsors (1D) (show)

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12/28/2012--Public Law.
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 that is related to a product or service used in or intended for use in interstate or foreign commerce (currently, a trade secret that is related to or included in a product that is produced for or placed in interstate or foreign commerce).

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