A bill for the general revision of the Patent Laws, title 35 of the United States Code.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Jul 31, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 26, 1976 but was never passed by the House.
Senator for Arkansas
Jul 31, 1975
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Feb 24, 1976
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Feb 26, 1976
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
S. 2255 (94th) 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 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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