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H.R.977 Derivatives Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 19, 2009 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 223.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Agriculture

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  • 100% of users support H.R.977

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    • National Farmers Union

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    • National Cotton Council of America

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    • R-CALF USA

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    • NASDAQ OMX

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    • Standard Credit Group, LLC

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    • Futures Industry Association

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    • Industrial Energy Consumers of America

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    • GFI Group, Inc

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    • Cargill, Inc.

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    • Masters Capital Management, LLC

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    • Managed Funds Association

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      I know that the organization Managed Funds Association opposes H.R.977
    • International Swaps and Derivatives Association

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      I know that the organization International Swaps and Derivatives Association opposes H.R.977
    • CME Group

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    • Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

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    • Petroleum Marketers Association of America

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    • New England Fuel Institute

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    • National Conference of Insurance Legislators

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    • Eurex Clearing

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.977: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and ... - March 08, 2011 by opencongress.org - One of the most recent posts on the website www.donor.org.ua, which tries to help young people with cancer, says that 19-year-old Andriy Pakhalyuk from Lviv has received only Hr 977 to continue his much more expensive chemotherapy treatments. ... Source: K

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      As noted by opencongress.org on March 08, 2011, "One of the most recent posts on the website www.donor.org.ua, which tries to help young people with cancer, says that 19-year-old Andriy Pakhalyuk from Lviv has received only Hr 977 to continue his much more expensive chemotherapy treatments. ... Source: K" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h977/show)
    • Patent Docs: Amicus Briefs in AMP v. USPTO: Rosetta Genomics ... - December 07, 2010 by Patent Docs - Amici also point to Congress' failure to pass H.R. 977 as supportive of their position (see "Science Progress Article Examines Impact of Gene Patents on Research" and "The Continuing Threat to Human Gene Patenting"). ...

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      As noted by Patent Docs on December 07, 2010, "Amici also point to Congress' failure to pass H.R. 977 as supportive of their position (see "Science Progress Article Examines Impact of Gene Patents on Research" and "The Continuing Threat to Human Gene Patenting"). ..." (http://www.patentdocs.org/2010/12/amicus-briefs-in-amp-v-uspto-rosetta-genomics-george-mason-university.html)
    • RockSpot: Who Owns Your Genes? You Do. - November 04, 2010 by RockSpot - Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) introduced H.R. 977, the "Genomic Research and Accessibility Act" during the 110th Congress to bar the issuance of gene patents. He would like to reintroduce a new version of the bill this year, ...

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      As noted by RockSpot on November 04, 2010, "Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) introduced H.R. 977, the "Genomic Research and Accessibility Act" during the 110th Congress to bar the issuance of gene patents. He would like to reintroduce a new version of the bill this year, ..." (http://vickierock.blogspot.com/2010/11/who-owns-your-genes-you-do.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Science Progress Article Examines Impact of Gene Patents on Research - December 20, 2009 by Patent Docs (blog) - Xavier Becerra (D-CA), who in February 2007 introduced a bill (HR 977) in the House that would have prohibited patents from being granted for "a nucleotide ...

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      As noted by Patent Docs (blog) on December 20, 2009, " Xavier Becerra (D-CA), who in February 2007 introduced a bill (HR 977) in the House that would have prohibited patents from being granted for "a nucleotide ... " (http://www.patentdocs.org/2009/12/science-progress-article-examines-impact-of-gene-patents-on-research.html)
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