S. 1640 - Vessel Hull Design Protection Amendments of 2007

Intellectual property. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend chapter 13 of title 17, United States Code (relating to the vessel hull design protection), to clarify the definitions of a hull and a deck. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on October 3, 2007 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on October 4, 2007.

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Vessel Hull Design Protection Amendments of 2007

S. 1640 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to amend chapter 13 of title 17, United States Code (relating to the vessel hull design protection), to clarify the definitions of a hull and a deck. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend chapter 13 of title 17, United States Code (relating to the vessel hull design protection), to clarify the definitions of a hull and a deck.
Other Titles
  • Vessel Hull Design Protection Amendments of 2007
  • Vessel Hull Design Protection Amendments of 2007
  • Vessel Hull Design Protection Amendments of 2007
Sponsor
Patrick Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Intellectual property
  • Boats and boating
  • Copyright
  • Shipbuilding
  • Sports
  • Transportation
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/18/2007
Referred to Committee
Passed Senate10/04/2007
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.10/04/2007PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/18/2007
6/18/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S7815)
6/18/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
10/04/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar10/04/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 404.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage10/04/2007Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Put on a legislative calendar10/04/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
10/05/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
10/05/2007Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
10/05/2007Received in the House.
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Total contributions given to Senators from Ship building & repair, which…

supported this bill

Ship building & repair$393,185
$393,185

1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Vessel Hull Design Protection Amendments of 2007: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

1 organization supported this bill

National Marine Manufacturers Association
(n.d.). Vessel Hull Design Protection Legislation Introduced. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Ship building & repair interest groups, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,200$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$2,000$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$350$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$1,000$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$8,250$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$250$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$7,650$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$3,050$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$9,500$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$2,300$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$13,000$0Yes
John CornynRTX$8,800$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$19,000$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$2,500$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$500$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$3,500$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,000$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$23,400$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$1,000$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$1,750$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$15,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$11,950$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$500$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$34,935$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$30,900$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$750$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$3,000$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$14,800$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$33,500$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$17,100$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$11,500$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$5,750$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$21,500$0Yes
John SununuRNH$6,000$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$1,650$0Yes
David VitterRLA$60,050$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$1,000$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,300$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$3,000$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,200$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$2,000$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$350$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$1,000$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$8,250$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$250$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$7,650$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$3,050$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$9,500$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$0$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$2,300$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$13,000$0Yes
John CornynRTX$8,800$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$19,000$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$0$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$0$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$2,500$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$500$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$3,500$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,000$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,000$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$23,400$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$1,000$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$1,750$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$15,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$11,950$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$500$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$34,935$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$30,900$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$0$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$750$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$3,000$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$14,800$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$33,500$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$17,100$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$11,500$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$5,750$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$21,500$0Yes
John SununuRNH$6,000$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$1,650$0Yes
David VitterRLA$60,050$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$1,000$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,300$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$3,000$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Ship building & repair$393,185

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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