About the bill
S. 504 permanently reauthorizes the U.S. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card Program. The APEC program is a voluntary program to facilitate travel for U.S. citizens engaged in verified business in the APEC region and U.S. government officials engaged in APEC business. This legislation permanently authorizes the framework for a trusted traveler program that allows APEC business travelers pre-cleared, facilitated, short-term entry to participating member economies. Currently, the APEC Business Travel Card Program is set to expire in September 2018.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 25, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 2, 2017
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 2, 2017.
What legislators are saying
“Hirono, Daines Bill Signed into Law to Make APEC Travel Card Permanent”
— Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Sponsor) on Nov 3, 2017
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 504 (115th) 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 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.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2019). S. 504 — 115th Congress: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s504
“S. 504 — 115th Congress: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. October 21, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s504>
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2017, Pub. L. No. 115-79, S. 504, 115th Cong..
|title=S. 504 (115th)
|accessdate=October 21, 2019
|author=115th Congress (2017)
|date=March 2, 2017
|quote=Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2017
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.