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On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 12 to H R 1249

This was a vote to approve or reject amendment H.Amdt. 502 (112th) (James Sensenbrenner Jr.) to H.R. 1249 (112th). The title of the amendment is H.Amdt. 502 (Sensenbrenner) to H.R. 1249 (112th): Amendment sought to strike section 3 of the bill which created a first-to-file patent system..

Totals

All Votes R D
Aye 30%
 
 
129
81
 
48
 
No 68%
 
 
295
155
 
140
 
Not Voting 2%
 
 
7
3
 
4
 

Date: Jun 23, 2011

Required: Simple Majority

Result: Failed

Source: house.gov

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