To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 9, 2013
Length: 61 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 5, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.
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16 Cosponsors (9 Republicans, 7 Democrats)
Statement of Administration Policy
President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Innovation Act (Dec 3, 2013)
What legislators are saying
“house passes innovation act to make reforms to our patent system”
— Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6, 1993-2018] (Sponsor) on Dec 5, 2013
“House Passes Innovation Act to Make Reforms to our Patent System”
— Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 5, 2013
Oct 23, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 20, 2013
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 4, 2013
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 429 (113th).
Dec 5, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Jun 11, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 9 (114th).
H.R. 3309 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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