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S Amdt 642 - Modifies Eligibility Requirements for Trade Adjustment Assistance - Key Vote

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Rand Paul voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Modifies Eligibility Requirements for Trade Adjustment Assistance

Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (40-57) - (Key vote)

Title: Modifies Eligibility Requirements for Trade Adjustment Assistance

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to S Amdt 633 to HR 2832 that modifies the eligibility requirements for trade adjustment assistance.

Highlights:
  • Amends the eligibility requirements for workers and firms to apply for trade adjustment assistance from a requirement that imports "contributed importantly" to the job loss to a requirement that imports were a "substantial cause" of the job loss.
  • Amends the eligibility requirements for farmers to apply for trade adjustment assistance from a requirement that imports "contributed importantly" to a decrease in the price, value, or quantity of agricultural commodities produced to a requirement that imports were a "substantial cause" of the decrease.

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