May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
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
About the bill
A bill to prevent online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
The PROTECT IP Act (Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act, or PIPA) was a proposed law with the stated goal of giving the US government and copyright holders additional tools to curb access to "rogue websites dedicated to the sale of infringing or counterfeit goods", especially those registered outside the U.S. The ...
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. September 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s968>
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