H.R. 639 (112th): Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act


Feb 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sander Levin

Representative for Michigan's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that countervailing duties may be imposed to address subsidies relating to a fundamentally undervalued currency of any foreign country.

Summary (CRS)

2/10/2011--Introduced.Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act - Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to include as a "countervailable subsidy" requiring action under a countervailing duty or antidumping duty proceeding the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 10, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 639”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


234 cosponsors (169D, 65R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1276 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 20, 2013

S. 328 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2011

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