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S. 1449 (99th): Trade Emergency and Export Promotion Act

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A bill to restore balance in international trade, to improve the operation of the trade agreements program, and for other purposes.

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Jul 17, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 17, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lloyd Bentsen Jr.

Senator for Texas




Jul 17, 1985

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S. 1449 (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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