H.R. 6406 (109th): To modify temporarily certain rates of duty and make other technical amendments to the trade laws, to extend certain trade preference programs, and for other purposes.


Dec 7, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 8, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.


William “Bill” Thomas

Representative for California's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2006
Length: 213 pages

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Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Tariff ProvisionsSection1001 - Amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to repeal certain expired provisions reducing temporarily the rate of duty on specified chemicals.SubtitleA - New ... Read more >

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Dec 7, 2006

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Dec 8, 2006
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6406”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Dec 8, 2006 7:45 p.m.
Passed 212/184

Related Bills

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 20, 2006

H.Res. 1100 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 8, 2006

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