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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Jul 31, 1985
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Related Bills
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Trade and International Economic Policy Reform Act of 1986
Last Action: May 22, 1986
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3131 — 99th Congress: Telecommunications Trade Act of 1986. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr3131
“H.R. 3131 — 99th Congress: Telecommunications Trade Act of 1986.” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr3131>
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