S. 3084 (114th): American Innovation and Competitiveness Act

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Jun 22, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 6, 2017

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 6, 2017.


Pub.L. 114-329


Cory Gardner

Junior Senator from Colorado



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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2016
Length: 70 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 6490: American Innovation and Competitiveness Act

Referred to Committee on Dec 8, 2016. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 6414: Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act of 2016

Referred to Committee on Nov 30, 2016. 68% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2113: Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act of 2015

Referred to Committee on Sep 30, 2015. 48% incorporated. (compare text)


Jun 22, 2016

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Jun 29, 2016
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Dec 1, 2016
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Dec 10, 2016
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 13, 2016
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).

Dec 16, 2016
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 6, 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3084 (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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