H.Res. 260 (99th): A resolution to call upon the President to negotiate with other parties to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) to revise its rules so that agricultural export subsidies would be treated the same as tariffs and primary products the same as manufactured products.

Introduced:

Sep 5, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 5, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Toby Roth
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
Republican

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/5/1985--Introduced.Calls upon the President to negotiate with parties to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) to revise GATT rules so that agricultural export subsidies would be treated the ...

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

Passed House
Last Action: May 22, 1986

Debate on H.R. 3248 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 10, 1985

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 260” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Sep 5, 1985

Details

Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (6R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Trade

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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