Votes on Policy Area commerce by Representative delaney

YearNumQuestion/Description delaney Date
2018 454 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act 20-Dec-2018
2018 401 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended Expanding Contracting Opportunities for Small Business Act of 2018 25-Sep-2018
2018 400 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass Encouraging Small Business Innovators 25-Sep-2018
2018 177 On Passage Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act 9-May-2018
2018 176 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act 9-May-2018
2018 154 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended Music Modernization Act 25-Apr-2018
2018 142 On Passage Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act 17-Apr-2018
2017 238 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended Small Business Capital Formation Enhancement Act 1-May-2017
2017 227 On Passage Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act 26-Apr-2017
2017 226 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 109 Deutch of Florida Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 115-95 to require the Register of Copyrights to be capable of identifying and supervising a Chief Information Officer or similar official responsible for managing information technology systems. ; Amendment requires the Register of Copyrights to be capable of identifying and supervising a Chief Information Officer. 26-Apr-2017
2016 575 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 14-Nov-2016
2016 137 On Passage Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act 23-Mar-2016
2016 136 On Motion to Recommit with Instructions Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act 23-Mar-2016
2016 47 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass Small Business Capital Formation Enhancement Act 1-Feb-2016
2015 490 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass E-Warranty Act of 2015 8-Sep-2015
2015 467 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015 27-Jul-2015
2013 629 On Passage The Innovation Act 5-Dec-2013
2013 628 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 527 Conyers of Michigan Part A Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute No. 8 ; Numbered 8 printed in Part A of House Report 113-283 to promote transparency in patent ownership; prote cts customers who are targeted in infringement suits; directs the PTO to develop educational resources for small businesses; instructs the PTO and others to prepare reports on several issues including the use of deceptive demand letters. ; Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new text entitled "Deceptive Patent Practices Reduction Act" which promoted transparency in patent ownership; protected customers who are targeted in infringement suits; directed the PTO to develop educational resources for small businesses; and instructed the PTO and others to prepare reports on several issues including the use of deceptive demand letters. 5-Dec-2013
2013 627 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 526 Rohrabacher of California Part A Amendment No. 7 ; An amendment numbered 7 printed in Part A of House Report 113-283 to strike 9(a) from the bill and reorder the remaining subsections of Section 9. ; Amendment strikes section 9(a) from the bill which relates to preservation of the right for judicial review of American inventors making application to the patent system. 5-Dec-2013
2013 626 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 524 Jackson Lee of Texas Part A Amendment No. 5 ; An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part A of House Report 113-283 to expand covered customer definition to all small businesses so long as their annual revenue does not exceed $25 million. ; Amendment sought to expand the covered customer definition to all small businesses so long as their annual revenue does not exceed $25 million. 5-Dec-2013
2013 625 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 523 Massie of Kentucky Part A Amendment No. 4 ; An amendment numbered 4 printed in Part A of House Report 113-283 to strike section 5, the "Customer-suit exception" provision. ; Amendment sought to strike section 5 entitled "Customer-Suit Exemption" which inserts a new provision into the patent code requiring a court to grant a motion to stay a pattern infringement suit against certain "covered customers". 5-Dec-2013
2013 624 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 521 Watt of North Carolina Part A Amendment No. 2 ; An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part A of House Report 113-283 to bring the fee shifting provision in the underlying bill more closely aligned with the Equal Access to Justice Act. Allows a judge to consider dilatory or other abusive tactics by the prevailing party in determining whether to reduce or deny a fee award. ; Page 5, insert the following after line 23 and redesignate succeeding subsections, and references thereto, accordingly: "(b) REDUCTION OR DENIAL OF AWARDS.-- The court, in its discretion, may reduce the amount to be awarded under subsection (a), or deny an award, to the extent that the prevailing party during the course of the proceedings engaged in conduct that unduly and unreasonably protracted the final resolution of the matter in controversy. 5-Dec-2013
2013 623 On Agreeing to the Amendment HAMDT 520 Goodlatte of Virginia Part A Amendment No. 1 ; An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part A of House Report 113-283 to makes a few technical and clarifying changes. Specifically, under Section 3(d), it clarifies that the exception in paragraph one applies to biosimilars, it also adds an exception for actions seeking relief based on competitive harm, and ensures that the provision is not subject to reverse gamesmanship. Under Section 6(d) it makes clarifying changes that ensure that foreign courts cannot terminate licenses to US IP. Extends time required by the agencies to complete the various studies and reports required in the bill. ; Manager's amendment makes technical and clarifying changes including clarifications and edits to the limitations on discovery prior to a Markman or a claim construction hearing; makes clarifications to the bankruptcy provisions ensuring that U.S. law is followed and not foreign law; includes modifications to the deadlines for various studies to provide agencies enough time to prepare and develop their reports; and makes necessary and positive improvements to the patent system. 5-Dec-2013