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


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


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

Competitive America Trade Reform Act of 1985 - Declares that it is U.S. policy that:(1) the United States shall call for a multilateral conference to seek a new international monetary ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 21, 1985

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3813”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6D) (show)

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 1797 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 29, 1985

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

Passed House
Last Action: May 22, 1986

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