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.

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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)

Introduced
Last Action: Oct 1, 1984

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History

Introduced
Apr 5, 1984
Reported by Committee
Sep 26, 1984
Passed House
Oct 3, 1984

Details

Cosponsors
158 cosponsors (111D, 47R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Trade

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