A bill to require United States executive directors of multilateral development banks to oppose assistance for the production or extraction of any commodity or mineral for export if the commodity or mineral is in surplus in world markets or the exportation of the commodity or mineral would cause substantial injury to United States producers, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sep 17, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 17, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 13th congressional district
Sep 17, 1986
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H.R. 5537 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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