S. 2379 (96th): Export Trading Company Act of 1980


Mar 4, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 4, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Adlai Stevenson III

Senator from Illinois


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to encourage exports by facilitating the formation and operation of export trading companies and the expansion of export trade services generally.

Summary (CRS)

3/4/1980--Introduced.Export Trading Company Act of 1980 - Directs the Secretary of Commerce, through the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Promotion, to promote export trading companies and facilitate contacts between ... Read more >

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Mar 4, 1980

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2379”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (5R, 4D) (show)
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H.R. 7310 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 8, 1980

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