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Text of To provide for the withdrawal of the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement.

This bill was introduced on January 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 4, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 156

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 4, 2013

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

A BILL

To provide for the withdrawal of the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement.

1.

Withdrawal of the United States from the NAFTA

(a)

Withdrawal of approval

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the approval of the NAFTA by the Congress provided for in section 101(a) of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act shall cease to be effective beginning on the date that is six months after the date of the enactment of this Act.

(b)

Notification of withdrawal

On the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall provide to the Governments of Canada and Mexico written notice of withdrawal of the United States from the NAFTA in accordance with Article 2205 of the NAFTA.

(c)

NAFTA defined

In this section, the term NAFTA means the North American Free Trade Agreement entered into between the United States, Canada, and Mexico on December 17, 1992.