S. 819: Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015

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Introduced:

Mar 19, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 19, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 19, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Mark Kirk

Junior Senator from Illinois

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2015
Length: 23 pages

Prognosis:

10% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

S. 2183 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Oct 20, 2015

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize and reform the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The Export-Import Reform and Reauthorization Act would reauthorize the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) through fiscal year 2019, as well as introduce reforms on taxpayer protection, promotion of small businesses, modernization, and other subjects. The Ex-Im Bank is an independent agency for the purpose of providing financial aid and insurance for the export of United States goods and services. It was ...

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History

Mar 19, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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