S. 1269: Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015


May 11, 2015


Reported by Committee on May 11, 2015

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 11, 2015.


Orrin Hatch

Senior Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: May 11, 2015
Length: 240 pages


39% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 644 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Feb 24, 2016

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to reauthorize trade facilitation and trade enforcement functions and activities, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.


This is the second incarnation of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015, which includes a variety of requirements on trade protection and general trade policy. It would authorize and fund United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP), an agency within the Department of Homeland Security. CBP regulates trade of foreign products entering the United States. The funding ...

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May 11, 2015

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May 11, 2015
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