H.R. 5090 (100th): United States-Canada Free-Trade Agreement Implementation Act of 1988


Jul 26, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 28, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 28, 1988.


Pub.L. 100-449


Thomas Foley

Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 28, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to implement the United States-Canada Free-Trade Agreement.

Summary (CRS)

7/26/1988--Introduced.United States-Canada Free-Trade Agreement Implementation Act of 1988 - TitleI - Approval of United States-Canada Free-Trade Agreement and Relationship of Agreement to United StatesDeclares that the Congress approves the U.S.-Canada ... Read more >


Jul 26, 1988

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 2, 1988
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Aug 9, 1988
Passed House

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

Sep 19, 1988
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Sep 28, 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5090”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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