H.R. 5377 (98th): United States-Israel Free Trade Area Act

Introduced:

Apr 5, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 3, 1984 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Thomas Downey

Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill authorizing the President to enter into, and to proclaim modifications necessary to implement, a trade agreement with Israel providing for duty-free treatment for, and the elimination of import restrictions on, the products of Israel.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 5, 1984
 
Introduced

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Sep 26, 1984
 
Reported by Committee

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Oct 3, 1984
 
Passed House

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

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