H.R. 6142 (109th): To amend the African Growth and Opportunity Act relating to preferential treatment to apparel articles of lesser developed countries, and for other purposes.


Sep 21, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William “Bill” Thomas

Representative for California's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2006
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9/21/2006--Introduced.Africa Investment Incentive Act of 2006 - Amends the African Growth and Opportunity Act to extend duty-free treatment to imported apparel articles wholly assembled or knit-to-shape and wholly assembled, or ... Read more >

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Sep 21, 2006

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H.R. 6111 (Related)
Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 20, 2006

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