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
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 1267: Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015
Ordered Reported by Committee on May 11, 2015. 70% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 1891: To extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes.
Ordered Reported by Committee on Apr 23, 2015. 100% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 1295 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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