A bill to impose a surcharge on the importation of Japanese products until such time as the President determines that Japan has made significant progress in eliminating its non-tariff barriers to American products.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
99th Congress (1985–1986)
This bill was introduced on April 3, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district
Apr 3, 1985
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H.R. 1944 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1944. This is the one from the 99th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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