The Trade Preferences Extension Act extends a trade agreement with sub-Saharan African partners and prevents trade partners from undercutting United States businesses with artificially low prices. The bill also includes Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), help for workers and companies affected by trade policies. TAA was added to the bill after the Democrats strategically voted against TAA in an earlier bill.
Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
Explanation: This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on June 25, 2015. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.
The TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 would amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to expand the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate and regulate toxic chemicals. It would give the EPA further authority to impose fees to regulate chemicals. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce gave this report of the bill upon its introduction on May 27. The bill was passed almost unanimously, with a single opposing vote from Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4). McClintock offered this explanation ...
S1771. Establishes the "General Durable Power of Attorney Act."
New Jersey Legislature. 2012-2013 Regular Session. Senate.
Mar 8, 2012
Mar 8, 2012 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee