S.995: Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015

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Bill Summary

Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Declares the overall trade negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to any agreement with a foreign country to reduce or eliminate existing tariffs or nontariff barriers of that country or the United States that are unduly burdening and restricting U.S. trade. Includes among such objectives: more open, equitable, and reciprocal market access;...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
May 12, 2015
By Senator Hatch from Committee on Finance filed written report. Report No. 114-42. Additional and Minority views filed.
May 11, 2015
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 73.
May 11, 2015
Committee on Finance. Reported by Senator Hatch with amendments. Without written report.
April 22, 2015
Committee on Finance. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
April 16, 2015
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
April 16, 2015

Introduced in the Senate by Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah)

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