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H.R. 597 (114th): Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015

About the bill

House Democrats and a portion of the Republican House majority teamed up last week to win an important battle in the fight to bring back the Export-Import bank, a quasi-governmental agency that provides subsidies to foreign companies buying American goods.

On Monday, October, 26, 2015, the bipartisan coalition successfully used a rare procedural maneuver to call up legislation reauthorizing the agency to the House floor for consideration. The maneuver, known as a “motion to discharge,” technically discharged a “rule” from the Rules Committee that establishes terms the bill will be ...

Sponsor and status

Stephen Fincher

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2015
Length: 24 pages
Introduced:

Jan 28, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 22: FAST Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 4, 2015. (compare text)

History

Jan 28, 2015
 
Introduced

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Oct 27, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 597 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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