About the bill
This bill became the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. The bill was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. On June 18, the House added TPA (but not Trade Adjustment Assistance) to the end of this bill and passed both components together, sending the bill to the Senate. The Senate approved the change on June 23.
The addition of TPA to this bill followed a failed attempt to pass the Trade Act, H.R. 1314, a bill that combined TPA with Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). Although the Senate passed the Trade Act, the House only passed the TPA portion, while the TAA portion failed. This bill ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016
Length: 43 pages
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Reichert Named One of the Most Effective Members of Congress”
— Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8, 2005-2018] (Sponsor) on Dec 31, 2015
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 995: Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015
Ordered Reported on Apr 22, 2015. 99% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 2146 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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H.R. 2146: [Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and] Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act, Pub. L. No. 114-26, H.R. 2146, 114th Cong. (2015).
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