Amendment (S.Amdt.595) to H.R.1249:
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform.
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September 08, 2011
Roll call number 127
(Amendment number S.Amdt.595)
in the Senate
On the Amendment S.Amdt. 595 to H.R. 1249 (Leahy-Smith America Invents Act)
To establish a transitional program for covered business method patents.
Ayes: 13 (Democrat: 6; Republican: 7)
Nays: 85 (Democrat: 44; Republican: 39; Other: 2)
Abstained: 1 (Democrat: 1; Republican: 0)
Required percentage of 'Aye' votes: 1/2 (50%)
Percentage of 'aye' votes: 13%
Result: Amendment Rejected
Republicans Voting 'Abstain'
* - Voters marked "No Data" are voters that THOMAS has not associated yet.
** Because of incomplete data from newly elected Representatives, party breakdown visualizations may be inaccurate by one or two votes.