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H.R. 6490 (114th): American Innovation and Competitiveness Act

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To invest in innovation through research and development, and to improve the competitiveness of the United States.

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Sponsor and status

Lamar Smith

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2016
Length: 186 pages
Introduced
Dec 8, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

S. 3084: American Innovation and Competitiveness Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 6, 2017. (compare text)
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History

Dec 8, 2016
 
Introduced

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H.R. 6490 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

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