New Cosponsor — Jul 25, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. Thomas “Tom” Harkin [D-IA, 1985-2014]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican).
Apr 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from Rhode Island
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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2013
Length: 4 pages
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for an exception from infringement for certain component parts of motor vehicles.
4/23/2013--Introduced.Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade, and Sales Act of 2013 or the PARTS Act - Makes it not an act of infringement, with respect to a design patent that claims a ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 780”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 780 — 113th Congress: PARTS Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s780
“S. 780 — 113th Congress: PARTS Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s780>
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