About the bill
In early March, President Donald Trump announced tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum. This would raise the prices of any non-American steel and aluminum imports by those percentages, apparently without regard to the country of origin.
This has provoked perhaps more vocal opposition from congressional Republican leadership than any other actions taken during his presidency.
The bill numbered S. 2538: A bill to prohibit an increase in duties on imports of steel and aluminum would nullify and repeal those tariffs.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Arizona. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 12, 2018
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 12, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 12, 2018
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S. 2538 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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