H.R. 3131 (99th): Telecommunications Trade Act of 1986


Jul 31, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 21, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Timothy Wirth

Representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to identify and reduce barriers to, and distortions of, international trade affecting United States suppliers of telecommunications equipment and services in interstate and foreign commerce.

Summary (CRS)

4/15/1986--Reported to House amended, Part II.(Reported to House from the Committee on Ways and Means with amendment, H. Rept. 99-471 (PartII)) Title I - Short Title and Findings and PurposesTelecommunications ... Read more >

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Jul 31, 1985

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Nov 21, 1985
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3131”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


42 cosponsors (33D, 9R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

Passed House
Last Action: May 22, 1986

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