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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend title 35 of the United States Code to prohibit the patenting of genetically altered or modified animals.

Actions Overview (1)

08/05/1987Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

07/13/1988See H.R.4970.
07/13/1988Subcommittee Failed to Report to Full Committee.
Action By: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice
07/13/1988Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice
08/13/1987Referred to Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
08/05/1987Referred to House Committee on The Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
08/05/1987Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (67)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Dellums, Ronald V. [D-CA-8]* 08/05/1987
Rep. Mrazek, Robert J. [D-NY-3]* 08/05/1987
Rep. Dornan, Robert K. [R-CA-38]* 08/05/1987
Rep. Synar, Mike [D-OK-2]* 08/05/1987
Rep. Schroeder, Patricia [D-CO-1]* 08/05/1987
Rep. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA-6]* 08/05/1987
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-5] 09/29/1987
Rep. Fauntroy, Walter E. [D-DC-At Large] 09/29/1987
Rep. Hughes, William J. [D-NJ-2] 09/29/1987
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-5] 09/29/1987
Rep. Feighan, Edward F. [D-OH-19] 11/18/1987
Rep. Martinez, Matthew G. [D-CA-30] 11/18/1987
Rep. Penny, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 11/18/1987
Rep. Borski, Robert A. [D-PA-3] 12/11/1987
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-12] 12/11/1987
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-11] 01/27/1988
Rep. Bates, Jim [D-CA-44] 01/27/1988
Rep. McGrath, Raymond J. [R-NY-5] 01/27/1988
Rep. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI-2] 01/27/1988
Rep. Foglietta, Thomas M. [D-PA-1] 01/27/1988
Rep. Smith, Bob [R-NH-1] 01/27/1988
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] 02/09/1988
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24] 02/09/1988
Rep. Jacobs, Andrew, Jr. [D-IN-10] 02/09/1988
Rep. Udall, Morris K. [D-AZ-2] 02/09/1988
Rep. Gray, Kenneth J. [D-IL-22] 02/24/1988
Rep. Johnson, Tim [D-SD-At Large] 02/24/1988
Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] 02/24/1988
Rep. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY-10] 02/24/1988
Rep. Kennelly, Barbara B. [D-CT-1] 02/24/1988
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-7] 02/24/1988
Rep. Andrews, Michael [D-TX-25] 03/08/1988
Rep. Kleczka, Gerald D. [D-WI-4] 03/08/1988
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-1] 03/08/1988
Rep. Dixon, Julian C. [D-CA-28] 03/08/1988
Rep. Williams, Pat [D-MT-1] 03/08/1988
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6] 03/08/1988
Rep. St Germain, Fernand J. [D-RI-1] 03/08/1988
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 03/08/1988
Rep. Eckart, Dennis E. [D-OH-11] 03/08/1988
Rep. Stallings, Richard H. [D-ID-2] 03/08/1988
Rep. Smith, Lawrence [D-FL-16] 03/15/1988
Rep. Wortley, George C. [R-NY-27] 03/15/1988
Rep. Howard, James J. [D-NJ-3] 03/15/1988
Rep. Hertel, Dennis M. [D-MI-14] 03/15/1988
Rep. Mollohan, Alan B. [D-WV-1] 03/15/1988
Rep. Ford, Harold E. [D-TN-9] 03/15/1988
Rep. Pickle, J. J. [D-TX-10] 03/23/1988
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] 03/23/1988
Rep. Garcia, Robert [D-NY-18] 03/23/1988
Rep. Atkins, Chester G. [D-MA-5] 03/23/1988
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-11] 03/23/1988
Rep. Horton, Frank J. [R-NY-29] 03/23/1988
Rep. Ortiz, Solomon P. [D-TX-27] 03/23/1988
Rep. Crockett, George W., Jr. [D-MI-13] 03/23/1988
Rep. Morrison, Bruce A. [D-CT-3] 03/28/1988
Rep. Rowland, John G. [R-CT-5] 04/13/1988
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] 04/27/1988
Rep. Vento, Bruce F. [D-MN-4] 04/27/1988
Rep. Olin, James R. [D-VA-6] 05/12/1988
Rep. Hayes, Charles A. [D-IL-1] 06/20/1988
Rep. Weiss, Ted [D-NY-17] 07/06/1988
Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] 07/06/1988
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-9] 07/06/1988
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 07/26/1988
Rep. Darden, George (Buddy) [D-GA-7] 07/26/1988
Rep. Russo, Martin A. [D-IL-3] 10/20/1988

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary08/05/1987 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice08/13/1987 Referred to
07/13/1988 Markup by

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Subjects (10)

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (08/05/1987)

Amends the patent laws to prohibit for two years the patenting of animals altered through genetic engineering technology. Revokes previously granted patents for such animals.