H.R.2655: Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • Introduced May 25, 2017
  • Latest Major Action July 11, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017 This bill directs the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to enter into a partnership agreement to: develop high-quality training for small business concerns related to domestic and international protection of intellectual property and how such protections should be...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 6 statements associated with H.R.2655.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 11
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 507.
July 10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 10

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6030-6031)

July 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2655.
July 10
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6030-6032)
July 10
Mr. Chabot moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
May 29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 547.
May 29

Committee on the Judiciary discharged.

May 1
House Committee on the Judiciary Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than May 31, 2018.
May 1
Reported by the Committee on Small Business. H. Rept. 115-660, Part I.
March 14
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
March 14
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 26, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
May 25, 2017
Referred to House Judiciary
May 25, 2017
Referred to House Small Business
May 25, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Small Business, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
May 25, 2017

Introduced in the House by Dwight Evans (D-Pa.)

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