HB 2285 Authorization to transfer; patents & copyrights of higher ed institut.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Authorization to transfer interest in patents and copyrights owned by institutions of higher education. Authorizes institutions of higher education to transfer intellectual property in which it has an interest to a private entity without the Governor’s approval if (i) the interest was developed without the use of federal funds, (ii) the private entity makes a clear and convincing case to the relevant board that its ownership of the interest is critical to its ability to commercialize that interest, and (iii) the institution receives, at a minimum, compensation equal to the anticipated revenue stream of licensing the interest.

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/08/03 034872720  pdf
01/16/03  House: Printed as engrossed 034872720-E  pdf | impact statement
02/27/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2285ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/27/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0708)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/08/03 034872720
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/13/03  House: Reported from S.T. w/amd (22-Y 0-N)
01/15/03  House: Read first time
01/16/03  House: Read second time
01/16/03  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/16/03  House: Engrossed by House as amended
01/16/03  House: Printed as engrossed 034872720-E
01/17/03  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/17/03  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/17/03  House: Communicated to Senate
01/20/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/20/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/03  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/12/03  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: Read third time
02/13/03  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: Rec. of Sen. passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
02/27/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2285ER)
03/05/03  House: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/19/03  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 708 (effective 7/1/03)
03/27/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0708)