H.R. 5513 (112th): TRADE for Small Businesses and Jobs Act


May 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Scott Tipton

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 7, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To require the collection of up-to-date information on tariff and non-tariff laws, regulations, and practices of foreign countries affecting exports of United States goods and services, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/7/2012--Introduced.Transparent Rules Allow Direct Exporting for Small Businesses and Jobs Act or TRADE for Small Businesses and Jobs Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of Agriculture ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 7, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5513”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (6R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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