The Trade Preferences Extension Act extends a trade agreement with sub-Saharan African partners and prevents trade partners from undercutting United States businesses with artificially low prices. The bill also includes Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), help for workers and companies affected by trade policies. TAA was added to the bill after the Democrats strategically voted against TAA in an earlier bill.
Mar 4, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 29, 2015
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 29, 2015.
Representative for North Carolina's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016
Length: 58 pages
H.R. 1295 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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