New Cosponsor — Dec 12, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. Barbara Boxer [D-CA]
The bill now has 31 cosponsors (22 Democrats, 8 Republicans, 1 Independent).
May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: May 26, 2011
Length: 66 pages
A bill to prevent online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property, and for other purposes.
5/26/2011--Reported to Senate amended.Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 or the PROTECT IP Act of 2011 - Section3 - Authorizes the ... Read more >
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 968”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 968 — 112th Congress: Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s968
“S. 968 — 112th Congress: Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s968>
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