S. 2255 (94th): Patent Act


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.


John McClellan

Senator from Arkansas


About the bill

Full Title

A bill for the general revision of the Patent Laws, title 35 of the United States Code.

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The “S.” in “S. 2255” means this is a Senate 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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Jul 31, 1975
Reported by Committee
Feb 24, 1976
Passed Senate
Feb 26, 1976


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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