H.R. 6023 (98th): Generalized System of Preferences Renewal Act of 1984


Jul 25, 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.


William Frenzel

Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Trade Act of 1974 to renew the authority for the operation of the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed House, amended) Generalized System of Preferences Renewal Act of 1984 - Amends the Trade Act of 1974 to direct the President, in determining whether to provide duty-free treatment ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 25, 1984

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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. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6023”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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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. 594 (rule)

Last Action: Oct 1, 1984

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