H.R.2644: United States-Caribbean Trade Partnership Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Oct. 9, 1997
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 4, 1997

Bill Summary

United States-Caribbean Trade Partnership Act - Amends the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) to prescribe the treatment of specified textile and apparel articles with respect to CBERA beneficiary (partnership) countries during a period of transition to application of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or a free trade agreement comparable to NAFTA. Revises requirements for the President's: (1) determination of...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Reported by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 105-365.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 211.
Mr. Crane moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 5, rule I, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 182 - 234 (Roll no. 570).
Oct. 9, 1997

Introduced in the House by Bill Archer (R-Texas)

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