Amendment (S.Amdt.599) 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 128
(Amendment number S.Amdt.599)
in the Senate
On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 599 to H.R. 1249 (Leahy-Smith America Invents Act)
To amend the provision relating to funding the Patent and Trademark Office by establishing a United States Patent and Trademark Office Public Enterprise Fund, and for other purposes.
Ayes: 50 (Democrat: 39; Republican: 9; Other: 2)
Nays: 48 (Democrat: 11; Republican: 37)
Abstained: 2 (Democrat: 1; Republican: 1)
Required percentage of 'Aye' votes: 1/2 (50%)
Percentage of 'aye' votes: 50%
Result: Motion to Table Agreed to
Republicans Voting 'Abstain'
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** Because of incomplete data from newly elected Representatives, party breakdown visualizations may be inaccurate by one or two votes.