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

Actions Overview (1)

02/29/1988Introduced in Senate

All Actions (2)

03/14/1988Referred to Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
02/29/1988Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD]* 05/10/1988
Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] 06/29/1988

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary02/29/1988 Referred to
Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks03/14/1988 Referred to

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Subjects (10)

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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.