Floor Statements 2012

December 31, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I rise in support of the Senate amendment to H.R. 2076. The House originally passed this bill in September of 2001 by an overwhelming vote.H.R....
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December 30, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the Senate amendment to H.R. 6029, the Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012. The House passed this legislation by voi...
December 30, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the Senate amendment to H.R. 6621 because the measure improves the America Invents Act--the most significant reform to the Patent Act since 195...
December 18, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, the Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2012, or Katie's Law, has laudable goals of helping to prevent violent crime, exonerating the innocent, giving our p...
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December 18, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, S. 3642, the Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act, will help ensure that American businesses can effectively protect their trade secrets....
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December 5, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 6223, a bill that would expand upon a small, but important provision in our immigration laws and alleviate one barrier often faced by cert...
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December 5, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of S. 3486 because it will decrease the barriers that U.S. innovators and businesses confront when they pursue patent protection in foreign countries....
November 30, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, on behalf of the Congressional Black Caucus, we would like to discuss the fiscal cliff and our position on the ongoing negotiations....
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November 14, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 6116, as amended. I support this legislation for several reasons.To begin with, this bill simply implements the recommendation of the ...
November 14, 2012
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 5934, the Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Territories Act of 2012.When enacted, H.R. 5934 will amend the Contraband Cigarette Traffickin...
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