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


Apr 5, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

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.


Thomas Downey

Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district


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.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #437 (416-6)) United States-Israel Free Trade Area Act - Authorizes the President to enter into a trade agreement with Israel providing for:(1) the continuance ... Read more >

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Apr 5, 1984

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Sep 26, 1984
Reported by Committee

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Oct 3, 1984
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5377”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


158 cosponsors (111D, 47R) (show)
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H.R. 3398 (Related)
Omnibus Tariff and Trade Act of 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 30, 1984

H.Res. 598 (rule)

Last Action: Oct 1, 1984

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