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H.R. 3326 (114th): Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015

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To amend chapter 90 of title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal jurisdiction for the theft of trade secrets, and for other purposes.

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Doug Collins

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2015
Length: 19 pages
Jul 29, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Enacted Via Other Measures

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This bill was incorporated into:

S. 1890: Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on May 11, 2016. (compare text)

164 Cosponsors (104 Republicans, 60 Democrats)


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What legislators are saying

Rep. Nadler Praises Passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 by the US House of Representatives
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY12] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 27, 2016

House Passes H.R. 3236, Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015
    — Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 29, 2015

Rep. Nadler Praises Passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY12] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 20, 2016

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Jul 29, 2015

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H.R. 3326 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3326. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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