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H.R. 2655: Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017

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

Dwight Evans

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

May 25, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 10, 2018

This bill passed in the House on July 10, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

52% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 791 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Jul 18, 2018

History

May 25, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 14, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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.

May 1, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Small Business

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 6, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jul 10, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2655 is 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.

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