104 STAT. 2864 PUBLIC LAW 101-580—NOV. 15, 1990 rights determined on the basis of the substantive law in effect before such date of enactment. (d) NON-APPLICABILTTY. —The amendments made by the first section of this Act shall not apply to any process, machine, article of manufacture, or composition of matter, an embodiment of which was launched prior to the date of enactment of this Act. Approved November 15, 1990. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 459 (H.R. 2946): SENATE REPORTS: No. 101-266 (Comm. on the Judiciary). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 136 (1990): May 1, considered and passed Senate. Oct. 26, H.R. 2946 considered and passed House; proceedings vacated and S. 459 passed in lieu. WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 26 (1990): Nov. 15, Presidential statement.