S. 1791 (101st): Tourism Policy and Export Promotion Act of 1990


Oct 25, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 16, 1990 but was never passed by the House.


John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the International Travel Act of 1961 to assist in the growth of international travel and tourism into the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/16/1990--Passed Senate amended.Tourism Policy and Export Promotion Act of 1990 - Declares it to be the national goal to increase U.S. export earnings from U.S. tourism and transportation services traded ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 25, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 3, 1990
Reported by Committee

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May 16, 1990
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1791”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


53 cosponsors (28D, 25R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 680 (102nd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 30, 1992

H.R. 4369 (Related)
Tourism Policy and Export Promotion Act of 1990

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 22, 1990

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