Jun 2, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 20, 2015
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 20, 2015.
Representative for Georgia's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2015
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About the bill
H.R. 2620 amended the United States Cotton Futures Act to allow foreign cotton companies to participate in cotton futures trading.
- A futures contract is an agreement to buy or sell a commodity sometime in the future. They are generally considered more secure than immediate exchange since the extra time gives investors more information.
- Current law requires that all cotton ...
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
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