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H.R. 3236 (117th): AMIGOS Act

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

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)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


6 Cosponsors (6 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

rep. Salazar introduces the amigos act
    — Rep. Maria Salazar [R-FL27] (Sponsor) on May 14, 2021

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May 14, 2021

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H.R. 3236 (117th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3236. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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