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H.R. 434 (106th): Trade and Development Act of 2000

The African Growth and Opportunity Act, or AGOA (Title I, Trade and Development Act of 2000; P.L. 106–200 ) is a piece of legislation that was approved by the U.S. Congress in May 2000. The purpose of this legislation is to assist the economies of sub-Saharan Africa and to improve economic relations between the United States and the region. After ... Continue reading »
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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 2, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 18, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 18, 2000.

Law:

Pub.L. 106-200

Sponsor:

Philip “Phil” Crane

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 16, 2000
Length: 56 pages

History

Feb 2, 1999
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Feb 11, 1999
 
Ordered Reported

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

Jul 16, 1999
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Nov 3, 1999
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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

May 4, 2000
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House (Senate next)

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 House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

May 11, 2000
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

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

May 18, 2000
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 434 (106th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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