A bill to provide duty-free treatment for certain goods from designated Reconstruction Opportunity Zones in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Washington. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2009
Length: 39 pages
Feb 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 13, 2008
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2776 (110th).
Feb 26, 2009
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S. 496 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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