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 ...
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.
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H.R. 2620 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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