S. 2718 (96th): An original bill to encourage exports by facilitating the formation and operation of export trading companies, export trade associations, and the expansion of export trade services generally.

An "original bill" is one which is drafted and approved by a committee before it is formally introduced in the House or Senate.
Introduced:

May 15, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

Adlai Stevenson III

Senator from Illinois

Democrat

About the bill

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History

May 15, 1980
 
Introduced

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May 15, 1980
 
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.

Sep 3, 1980
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

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