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

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



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
Length: 1 pages


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.

S. 3642 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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