H.R. 2934 (99th): Fair Rate of Exchange Act


Jul 9, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 9, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Berkley Bedell

Representative for Iowa's 6th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to ameliorate the adverse economic effects resulting from the overvaluation of the United States dollar.

Summary (CRS)

7/9/1985--Introduced.Fair Rate of Exchange Act - Imposes a currency equalization contribution (in addition to any customs duty or fee) on any article imported into the United States. Sets the amount ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 9, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2934”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 4800 (Related)
Trade and International Economic Policy Reform Act of 1986

Passed House
Last Action: May 22, 1986

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: