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Text of To authorize the President to seek to conduct negotiations with the European Union for purposes of entering into a trade ...

...into a trade agreement with the European Union, and for other purposes.

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 21, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6536

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 21, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To authorize the President to seek to conduct negotiations with the European Union for purposes of entering into a trade agreement with the European Union, and for other purposes.

1.

Trade agreement authority with respect to the European Union

(a)

Authority

Subject to subsection (b), the President is authorized to seek to conduct negotiations with the European Union for purposes of entering into a trade agreement with the European Union to reduce existing duties or other import restrictions of the European Union or the United States that are unduly burdening and restricting the foreign trade of the United States.

(b)

Congressional notification and consultation

The exercise of the authority of subsection (a) shall be subject to all applicable congressional notification and consultation requirements provided for under any other provision of law.