[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 111-224
111th Congress

An Act


 
Making supplemental appropriations for the United States Patent and
Trademark Office for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for
other purposes. <>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress <> assembled,
That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the
Treasury not otherwise appropriated for the fiscal year ending September
30, 2010, and for other purposes, namely:

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

United States Patent and Trademark Office

For an additional amount for ``Salaries and Expenses'' of the United
States Patent and Trademark Office, $129,000,000, to remain available
until expended: Provided, That the sum herein appropriated from the
general fund shall be reduced as offsetting collections assessed and
collected pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 1113 and 35 U.S.C. 41 and 376 are
received during fiscal year 2010, so as to result in a fiscal year 2010
appropriation from the general fund estimated at $0: Provided further,
That during fiscal year 2010, should the total amount of offsetting fee
collections be less than $2,016,000,000, this amount shall be reduced
accordingly.

Bureau of the Census

periodic censuses and programs

Of funds <> made available under this heading by
Public Law 111-117, $129,000,000 are hereby rescinded.

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This Act may be cited as the ``United States Patent and Trademark
Office Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010''.

Approved August 10, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5874:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
July 28, considered and passed House.
July 29, considered and passed Senate.