About the bill
- Full Title
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Sep 17, 1986
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5537”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
21 cosponsors (19R, 2D)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5537 — 99th Congress: Foreign Agricultural and Mineral Investment Reform Act of 1986. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr5537
“H.R. 5537 — 99th Congress: Foreign Agricultural and Mineral Investment Reform Act of 1986.” www.GovTrack.us. 1986. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr5537>
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