H.R. 3167: Playing Fair on Trade and Innovation Act

Introduced:
Sep 20, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Lee Terry
Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Sep 20, 2013
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 20, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Sep 20, 2013
Referred to Committee Sep 20, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

2% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

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

 
Full Title

To amend the bases for ineligibility for designation of countries as beneficiary developing countries under title V of the Trade Act of 1974, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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Library of Congress Summary

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9/20/2013--Introduced.
Playing Fair on Trade and Innovation Act - Amends the Trade Act of 1974 to revise Generalized System of Preferences Program eligibility requirements.
Prohibits the President from designating a country a beneficiary developing country in order for its products to receive duty-free treatment if that country: (1) fails to provide adequate protection for intellectual property rights; and (2) maintains local content requirements, other than requirements applicable only to the procurement of products by governmental agencies and not with a view to commercial resale or to use in the production of goods for commercial sale.

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