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HR 3009 - Andean Trade Preference Act Extension - Key Vote

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Nita Lowey voted Nay (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 107-210 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (64-34) - (Key vote)

Title: Andean Trade Preference Act Extension

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that would reauthorize the Andean Trade Preference Act. The ATPA deals mostly with trade between Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador and Peru.

Highlights:
  • Grants a number of products from Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador, and Peru duty-free status.
  • Increases benefits such as job searches and education allowances to workers who have been displaced due to increased imports.
  • Allows for a refundable tax credit of 65 percent of the health insurance costs for those who lose their jobs due to increased imports.
  • Appropriates an additional $90 million to the U.S. Customs Service for antiterrorist and illicit narcotics detection equipment.
  • Restores the President's trade negotiating authority.
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (215-212) - (Key vote)

Title: Andean Trade Preference Act Extension

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that would reauthorize the Andean Trade Preference Act. The ATPA deals mostly with trade between Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador and Peru.

Highlights:
  • Grants a number of products from Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador, and Peru duty-free status.
  • Increases benefits such as job searches and education allowances to workers who have been displaced due to increased imports.
  • Allows for a refundable tax credit of 65 percent of the health insurance costs for those who lose their jobs due to increased imports.
  • Appropriates an additional $90 million to the U.S. Customs Service for antiterrorist and illicit narcotics detection equipment.
  • Restores the President's trade negotiating authority.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (66-30) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Andean Trade Preference Act Extension

Sponsors

  • Philip M. Crane (IL - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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