H.R. 1916: 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.

Introduced:
May 09, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee on May 09, 2013
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted
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Introduced
May 09, 2013
Reported by Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
Scott Tipton
Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 09, 2013
Length
3 pages
 
Summary

No summaries available.

 
Prognosis

9% chance of getting past committee.
2% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Cosponsors
15 cosponsors (9R, 6D) (show)
Committees

House Foreign Affairs

Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade

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Library of Congress Summary

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5/9/2013--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 to collect information on changes in foreign tariff and non-tariff laws, regulations, and practices affecting exports of U.S. goods and services other than U.S. agricultural commodities. Requires the Secretary to make such information available to U.S. exporters on the Export.gov website.

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