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H.R. 5436 (114th): Protecting America’s Health Measures Act

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To amend the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 to require any trade agreement to which the United States is a party to stipulate the ability of the United States to deny the benefits of any dispute settlement claim that challenges any measure relating to human health that is adopted, maintained, or enforced by the United States in its territory, and for other purposes.

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Jim McDermott

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Jun 9, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 9, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Jun 9, 2016

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H.R. 5436 (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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