A bill to create jobs in the United States by increasing United States exports to Africa by at least 200 percent in real dollar value within 10 years, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 10, 2013
Length: 44 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on June 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
11 Cosponsors (8 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Sep 19, 2012
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2215 (112th).
Apr 11, 2013
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Jun 25, 2013
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Mar 25, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1022.
S. 718 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 718. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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