H.R. 4337 (99th): Truth in Packaging Act of 1986


Mar 6, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bobbi Fiedler

Representative for California's 21st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend section 304 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1304) to expedite disposition by the Secretary of the Treasury of certain complaints relating to the country of origin marking requirement for articles imported into the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/1986--Introduced.Truth in Packaging Act of 1986 - Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to require the typeface of the English name of the country of origin that is required on ... Read more >

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Mar 6, 1986

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4337”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (10R, 2D) (show)
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