H.Res.514 - Honoring Thomas Jennings of New York City as the first African-American to be granted a patent by the United States.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] (Introduced 03/12/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/12/2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.514 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/12/2014)
Honors Thomas Jennings as the first African-American to be granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and commends his economic contributions to the United States through use of the patent system.
Acknowledges that his inventive contributions encourage Americans to continue with innovations in science, technology, engineering, and math.