S. 780 (113th): PARTS Act


Apr 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheldon Whitehouse

Junior Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for an exception from infringement for certain component parts of motor vehicles.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

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Apr 23, 2013

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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.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1663 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 23, 2013

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