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H.R. 3151 (107th): Freedom to Trade Act

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To prohibit United States nationals, permanent resident aliens, or United States Government agencies from entering into agreements with foreign persons who prevent or inhibit a United States business from undertaking a commercial activity, or otherwise discriminate against the business, on the basis of the religious beliefs, practices or associations, sexual orientation, race, or gender of an individual associated with the United States business, and for other purposes.

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Benjamin Gilman

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 20th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2001
Length: 4 pages
Oct 17, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 17, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Oct 17, 2001

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H.R. 3151 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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