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SENATE BILL 1354

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      Engrossment 1 – This is known as the engrossed bill that incorporates adopted amendments. The highest numbered engrossment is the final version that was considered for adoption.
     Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Note


S1354aa   by JUDICIARY AND RULES COMMITTEE
BAD FAITH ASSERTIONS – PATENT INFRINGEMENT – Adds to existing law to provide legislative findings and intent, to provide definitions, to provide that it is unlawful to make bad faith assertions of patent infringement, to provide provisions relating to personal jurisdiction, to grant certain authority to the Attorney General and district courts, to provide a private cause of action, remedies and damages and a limitation of action, to establish provisions relating to bond and to provide exemptions.
  02/17 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing  
  02/18 Reported Printed; referred to Judiciary & Rules  
  03/04 Reported out of committee; to 14th Order for amendment  
  Placed in the Committee of the Whole  
  Reported out without recommendation, as amended  
  Amendments ordered printed; referred for engrossment  
  Amendments reported printed  
  Reported engrossed, filed for first reading, as amended  
  Read first time as amended, filed for Second Reading  
  03/05 Read second time as amended, filed for Third reading  
  Rules Suspended (2/3 Vote - Read in full as required) – PASSED - 33-2-0
AYES – Bair, Bayer, Bock, Brackett, Buckner-Webb, Cameron, Davis, Fulcher, Goedde, Guthrie, Hagedorn, Heider, Hill, Johnson, Keough, Lacey, Lakey, Lodge, Martin, Mortimer, Nonini, Nuxoll, Patrick, Pearce, Rice, Schmidt, Siddoway, Stennett, Thayn, Tippets, Ward-Engelking, Werk, Winder
NAYS – McKenzie, Vick
Absent and excused – None
Floor Sponsor - Lakey
Title apvd - to House
 
  03/06 Received from the Senate, Filed for First Reading  
  Read First Time, Referred to Judiciary, Rules, & Administration  
  03/14 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading  
  03/17 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading  
  Rules Suspended: Ayes 68 Nays 0 Abs/Excd 2, read three times – PASSED - 65-1-4
AYES – Agidius, Anderson(01), Anderson(31), Anderst, Andrus, Barrett, Bateman, Batt, Bell, Bolz, Boyle, Burgoyne, Chew, Clow, Collins, Crane, Dayley, DeMordaunt, Denney, Erpelding, Eskridge, Gannon, Gestrin, Gibbs, Hancey, Harris, Hartgen, Henderson, Hixon, Holtzclaw, Horman, Kauffman, King, Kloc, Loertscher, Luker, Malek, McDonald, McMillan, Meline, Mendive, Miller, Monks, Morse, Moyle, Packer, Palmer, Pence, Perry, Raybould, Ringo, Romrell, Rusche, Shepherd, Sims, Smith, Stevenson, Trujillo, VanOrden, Vander Woude, Wood(27), Wood(35), Woodings, Youngblood, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Barbieri
Absent – Nielsen, Rubel, Thompson, Wills
Floor Sponsor - Malek
Title apvd - to Senate
 
  03/18 Returned From House Passed; referred to enrolling  
  Reported enrolled; signed by President; to House for signature of Speaker  
  03/19 Received from Senate; Signed by Speaker; Returned to Senate  
  Reported signed by the Speaker & ordered delivered to Governor  
  03/20 Reported delivered to Governor at 8:50 a.m. on 03/20/14  
  03/26 Signed by Governor on 03/26/14
    Session Law Chapter 277
    Effective: 07/01/2014