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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 24, 2016
Length: 6 pages
Apr 25, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 11, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 25, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 11, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 20, 2016
Reported by Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
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.
Jul 18, 2018
Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 791.
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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