H.R. 3 (100th): Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1987

Introduced:

Jan 6, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:

Vetoed & Override Passed House, Failed in Senate on Jun 8, 1988

This bill was vetoed. The Senate attempted to override the veto on June 8, 1988 but failed.

Sponsor:

Richard “Dick” Gephardt

Representative for Missouri's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to enhance the competitiveness of American industry, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 6, 1987
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 24, 1987
 
Reported by Committee

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Apr 30, 1987
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 21, 1987
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Apr 27, 1988
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

May 24, 1988
 
Vetoed

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Jun 8, 1988
 
Senate Override Failed

A vote to override the President's veto failed in the Senate. The bill is now dead.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
208 cosponsors (206D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Trade

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1420 (Related)
Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1987

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 1987

S. 659 (Related)
Agricultural Aid and Trade Missions Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 25, 1988

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