SCR 9 Urges Congress to amend the Patent Act regarding patented genetically modified seed
Sponsor: Shoemyer
LR Number: 0585S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Last Action: 1/20/2009 - Referred S Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions & Ethics Committee Journal Page: S140
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Effective Date: upon approval

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SCR 9 - This concurrent resolution urges Congress to amend the federal Patent Act so that the offspring of a patented seed are not covered under the original patent and inadvertent possession of a patented seed or its offspring is not considered patent infringement.