All Information (Except Text) for S.2111 - A bill to amend the patent law, title 35, United States Code, to prohibit the patenting of genetically altered or modified animals.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hatfield, Mark O. [R-OR] (Introduced 02/29/1988)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/14/1988 Referred to Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks. (All Actions)|
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Actions Overview (1)
|02/29/1988||Introduced in Senate|
02/29/1988 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (2)
|03/14/1988||Referred to Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks.|
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
|02/29/1988||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.|
Action By: Senate
03/14/1988 Referred to Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks.
02/29/1988 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
|Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD]*||05/10/1988|
|Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV]||06/29/1988|
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|Senate Judiciary||02/29/1988||Referred to|
|Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks||03/14/1988||Referred to|
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Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (02/29/1988)
Amends the patent laws to state that animals changed through engineering technology, including genetic engineering, are not patentable. Revokes any patents previously granted for any such animals.