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H.R. 4471 (101st): To make persons who are nationals of countries that are members of the European Community ineligible to certify products produced outside the United States for compliance with occupational safety and health standards and requirements established by the Secretary of Labor until the Secretary of Commerce certifies that the European community is setting product standards and requirements in an open and fair manner and has established equitable rules for testing and certifying products for compliance with product standards and requirements.

Sponsor and status

Apr 4, 1990
101st Congress (1989–1990)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 4, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


Sam Gejdenson

Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district



8 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 3 Republicans)



Apr 4, 1990

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H.R. 4471 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4471. This is the one from the 101st Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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