S. 1890 (114th): Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

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

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 29, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 11, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 11, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-153

Sponsor:

Orrin Hatch

Senior Senator from Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2016
Length: 11 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 3326: Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015

Referred to Committee on Jul 29, 2015. 95% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jul 29, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jan 28, 2016
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Mar 7, 2016
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Judiciary

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Apr 4, 2016
 
Passed Senate

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Apr 26, 2016
 
Text Published

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Apr 26, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Apr 27, 2016
 
Passed House

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May 11, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1890 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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