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An "original bill" is one which is drafted and approved by a committee before it is formally introduced in the House or Senate.
May 15, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 3, 1980 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Illinois
9/3/1980--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #386 (77-0)) =TitleI - Export Trading Companies=Export Trading Company Act of 1980 - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to promote export trading ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2718”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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