H.R. 15657 (93rd): National Protection Act


Jun 27, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Dent

Representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Export Administration Act of 1969 to prevent the exportation and reexportation of American products, including technology, capital equipment, scientific accomplishments, and agricultural commodities to nonmarket economy countries and unfriendly nations, and to prevent the exportation of such products by American subsidiaries operating abroad to nonmarket economy countries and unfriendly nations.

Summary (CRS)

6/27/1974--Introduced.National Protection Act - States that it is the policy of the United States to encourage trade with all market economies and friendly nations (except nonmarket countries).Provides that the encouragement ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 27, 1974

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 15657”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (14R, 8D) (show)
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H.R. 15086 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 30, 1974

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