A bill to approve and implement the free trade area agreement between the United States and Israel.
Sponsor and status
99th Congress (1985–1986)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 11, 1985
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 11, 1985.
Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 11, 1985
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Apr 29, 1985
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May 2, 1985
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
May 7, 1985
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
May 23, 1985
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Jun 11, 1985
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 2268 (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. 2268. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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