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H.R.1916: To require the collection of up-to-date information on tariff and non-tariff laws, regulations, and practices of foreign countries affecting exports of United States goods and services, and for other purposes.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about foreign trade and international finance
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Sponsor Scott Tipton, R-Colo.
Total Cosponsors 15 (6 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Introduced May 9, 2013
Latest Major Action June 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Transparent Rules Allow Direct Exporting for Small Businesses and Jobs Act or TRADE for Small Businesses and Jobs Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to collect information on changes in foreign tariff and non-tariff laws, regulations, and practices affecting exports of U.S. goods and services other than U.S. agricultural commodities. Requires the Secretary to make such information available to U.S. exporters on the Export.gov website.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.
May 9, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.