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S. 2846 (114th): Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2016

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to expand intellectual property education and training for small businesses, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 25, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 11, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gary Peters

Junior Senator from Michigan

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 24, 2016
Length: 6 pages

History

Apr 25, 2016
 
Introduced

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May 11, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 20, 2016
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

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S. 2846 (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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