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SB 5059 - 2015-16
Creating the patent troll prevention act.
Sponsors: Frockt, Fain, Pedersen, Chase
By Request: Attorney General
Companion Bill: HB 1092
Bill History

2015 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 9
Prefiled for introduction.
Jan 12
First reading, referred to Law & Justice. (View Original Bill)
Jan 20
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 5
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
LAW - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Feb 6
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 10
Placed on second reading consent calendar.
Feb 24
1st substitute bill substituted (LAW 15). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 41; nays, 6; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 25
First reading, referred to Judiciary (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Mar 17
Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
JUDI - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 31
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Apr 9
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 13
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 94; nays, 3; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 14
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 16
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 20
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Apr 25
Governor signed.
Chapter 108, 2015 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/24/2015.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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