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H.R. 3813 (99th): Competitive America Trade Reform Act of 1985

A bill to call for a multinational conference, under the auspices of the International Monetary Fund, to seek a new international monetary regime within a flexible exchange rate structure; to assist the development of the private sectors of less developed countries and increase demand for United States exports; to strengthen the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and reform United States trade laws; to assist American industries in improving their competitive posture in international markets; and to provide transition assistance to workers and firms in response to changing global economic conditions.

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Sponsor and status


Nov 21, 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.


Victor Fazio Jr.

Representative for California's 4th congressional district



Nov 21, 1985

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H.R. 3813 (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.

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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