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H.R. 3236: AMIGOS Act

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To prohibit the President from taking any action to support the waiver of obligations of members of the World Trade Organization under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights in relation to the prevention, containment, mitigation, or treatment of COVID-19 unless a statute is enacted expressly authorizing such a waiver with respect to the prevention, containment, mitigation, or treatment of COVID-19, and for other purposes.

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Maria Salazar

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 14, 2021
Length: 5 pages
May 14, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on May 14, 2021

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6 Cosponsors (6 Republicans)

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


May 14, 2021

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