Trade Legislation Archive
March 30, 2015

The text of these bills is made available by the Library of Congress.

 

=====MARCH 2015=====

HOUSE BILLS

NONE

 

SENATE BILLS

S 619

Sponsor: Cardin (D-Md.)

A bill to include among the principal trade negotiating objectives of the United States regarding commercial partnerships trade negotiating objectives with respect to discouraging activity that discourages, penalizes, or otherwise limits commercial relations with Israel, and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate; 3/2/2015

=====FEBRUARY 2015=====

 

HOUSE BILLS

HR 635

Promoting American Agricultural and Medical Exports to Cuba Act of 2015

Sponsor: Rangel (D-N.Y.)

A bill to facilitate the export of United States agricultural products to Cuba as authorized by the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000, to remove impediments to the export to Cuba of medical devices and medicines, to allow travel to Cuba by United States legal residents, to establish an agricultural export promotion program with respect to Cuba, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 2/2/2015

 

H Res 73

Sponsor: Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.)

A resolution recognizing the importance of trade to the United States economy and the importance of completing free trade agreements with Pacific Rim countries and the European Union.

Introduced in House; 2/2/2015

 

HR 681

GSP UPDATE Act

Sponsor: Crenshaw (R-Fla.)

A bill to make certain luggage and travel articles eligible for duty-free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 2/3/2015

 

HR 735 

Cuba Reconciliation Act

Sponsor: Serrano (D-N.Y.)

A bill to lift the trade embargo on Cuba, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 2/4/2015

 

HR 757

North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2015

Sponsor: Royce (R-Calif.)

A bill to improve the enforcement of sanctions against the Government of North Korea, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 2/5/2015

 

HR 764

Reciprocal Market Access Act of 2015

Sponsor: Slaughter, L. (D-N.Y.)

A bill to enhance reciprocal market access for United States domestic producers in the negotiating process of bilateral, regional, and multilateral trade agreements.

Introduced in House; 2/5/2015

 

HR 820

Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act

Sponsor: Levin (D-Mich.)

A bill to amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that countervailing duties may be imposed to address subsidies relating to a fundamentally undervalued currency of any foreign country.

Introduced in House; 2/10/2015

 

HR 825

United States-Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act

Sponsor: Roskam (R-Ill.)

A bill to promote trade and commercial enhancement between the United States and Israel, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 2/10/2015

 

HR 967

Protecting America's Sovereignty Act

Sponsor: Pocan (D-Wis.)

A bill to prohibit the President from entering into a free trade agreement or investment treaty with a foreign country or countries if the agreement or treaty includes investor-state dispute settlement provisions.

Introduced in House; 2/13/2015

 

HR 978

Low Value Shipment Regulatory Modernization Act of 2015

Sponsor: Schock (R-Ill.)

A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to increase and adjust for inflation the maximum value of articles that may be imported duty-free by one person on one day, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 2/13/2015

 

HR 998

Preclearance Authorization Act of 2015

Sponsor: Meehan (R-Pa.)

A bill to establish the conditions under which the Secretary of Homeland Security may establish preclearance facilities, conduct preclearance operations, and provide customs services outside the United States, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 2/13/2015

 

HR 1073

Critical Infrastructure Protection Act

Sponsor: Brown, S. (D-Ohio)

A bill to extend the trade adjustment assistance program, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 2/25/2015

 

HR 1088

Trade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2015

Sponsor: Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)

A bill to extend the trade adjustment assistance program, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 2/25/2015

 

HR 1103

Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2015

Sponsor: Smith, C. (R-N.J.)

A bill to create jobs in the United States by increasing United States exports to Africa by at least 200 percent in real dollar value within 10 years, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 2/26/2015

 

H Con Res 20

Sponsor: Yoho (R-Fla.)

Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that all direct and indirect subsidies that benefit the production or export of sugar by all major sugar producing and consuming countries should be eliminated.

Introduced; 2/27/2015

 

SENATE BILLS

S 340

GSP UPDATE Act

Sponsor: Blunt (R-Mo.)

A bill to make certain luggage and travel articles eligible for duty-free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate; 2/3/2015

 

S 433

Currency Undervaluation Investigation Act

Sponsor: Sessions, J. (R-Ala.)

A bill to establish a benefit calculation methodology with respect to currency undervaluation for purposes of countervailing duty investigations and reviews, and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate; 2/10/2015

 

S 489

Low Value Shipment Regulatory Modernization Act of 2015

Sponsor: Thune (R-S.D.)

A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to increase the maximum value of articles that may be imported duty-free by one person on one day.

Introduced in Senate; 2/12/2015

 

S 503

Haitian Partnership Renewal Act

Sponsor: Nelson, Bill (D-Fla.)

A bill to amend the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act to extend trade preferences for certain articles imported from Haiti and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate; 2/12/2015

 

S 568

Trade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2015

Sponsor: Brown, S. (D-Ohio)

A bill to extend the trade adjustment assistance program, and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate; 2/25/2015

=====JANUARY 2015=====

 

HOUSE BILLS

HR 89

Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act

Sponsor: Bridenstine (R-Okla.)

A bill to provide for expedited approval of exportation of natural gas to World Trade Organization countries, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 1/6/2015

 

HR 204

North Korea Sanctions and Diplomatic Nonrecognition Act of 2015

Sponsor: Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.)

A bill to continue restrictions against and prohibit diplomatic recognition of the Government of North Korea, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 1/8/2015

 

HR 274

United States-Cuba Normalization Act of 2015

Sponsor: Rush (D-Ill.)

A bill to lift the trade embargo on Cuba, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 1/12/2015

 

HR 403

Free Trade With Cuba Act

Sponsor: Rangel (D-N.Y.)

A bill to lift the trade embargo on Cuba, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 1/16/2015

 

SENATE BILLS

S 81

Nepal Trade Preferences Act

Sponsor: Feinstein (D-Calif.)

A bill to authorize preferential treatment for certain imports from Nepal, and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate; 1/7/2015

 

S 260

Temporary Duty Suspension Process Act of 2015

Sponsor: McCaskill (D-Mo.)

A bill to require the United States International Trade Commission to recommend temporary duty suspensions and reductions to Congress, and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate; 1/27/2015

=====DECEMBER 2014======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 5870

Sponsor: Grayson (D-Fla.)

A bill to prohibit the negotiation of trade agreements that include waivers of the 'Buy American Act'.

Introduced in House; 12/11/2014

 

HR 5874

Counterfeit Drug Enforcement Act of 2014

Sponsor: Israel (D-N.Y.)

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to increase criminal penalties for the sale or trade of prescription drugs knowingly caused to be adulterated or misbranded, to establish recall authority regarding drugs, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 12/11/2014

 

SENATE BILLS

S 2994

Leveling the Playing Field Act

Sponsor: Brown, S. (D-Ohio)

A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to facilitate the administration and enforcement of antidumping and countervailing duty orders, and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate; 12/10/2014

=====NOVEMBER 2014======

 

HOUSE BILLS

HR 5709

Sanction Iran, Safeguard America (“SISA”) Act of 2014

Sponsor: Franks, T. (R-Ariz.)

A bill to terminate the authority to waive certain provisions of law requiring the imposition of sanctions with respect to Iran, to codify certain sanctions imposed by executive order, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 11/14/2014

 

SENATE BILLS

S 2964

Sponsor: Brown, S. (D-Ohio)

A bill to extend the trade adjustment assistance program, and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate; 11/20/2014

=====SEPTEMBER 2014======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 5454

Targeted Use of Sanctions for Killing Elephants in Their Range Act of 2014

Sponsor: DeFazio (D-Ore.)

A bill to amend the African Elephant Conservation Act to provide for trade sanctions against countries involved in illegal ivory trade, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 9/11/2014

 

HR 5646

U.S. OUTDOOR Act

Sponsor: Reichert (R-Wash.)

A bill to provide for duty-free treatment of certain recreational performance outerwear, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 9/18/2014

 

SENATE BILLS

S 2838

U.S. OUTDOOR Act

Sponsor: Cantwell (D-Wash.)

A bill to provide for duty-free treatment of certain recreational performance outerwear, and for other purposes.

Introduced in Senate; 9/17/2014

=====AUGUST 2014======

HOUSE BILLS

H Res 712

Sponsor: Rush (D-Ill.)

A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should initiate negotiations to enter into a bilateral free trade agreement with the Republic of South Africa.

Introduced in House; 8/1/2014

 

SENATE BILLS

NONE

=====JULY 2014======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 5247

Sponsor: Kind, R. (D-Wis.)

A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to eliminate the consumptive demand exception to prohibition on importation of goods made with convict labor, forced labor, or indentured labor, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 7/29/2014

 

HR 5291

Sponsor: Owens (D-N.Y.)

A bill to amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States with respect to goods exported for processing abroad and reimported, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House; 7/30/2014

 

H Res 699

Sponsor: Meeks, G. (D-N.Y.)

A resolution welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).

Introduced in House; 7/31/2014

 

SENATE BILLS

NONE

 

=====JUNE 2014======

 

HOUSE BILLS
HR 4763 
Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act
Sponsor: Cardenas (D-Calif.)
A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 with respect to requirements for domestic industries, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 5/29/2014

SENATE BILLS

No Bills

=====MAY 2014======

 

HOUSE BILLS
HR 4771  
Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2014
Sponsor: Pitts (R-Pa.)
A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to more effectively regulate anabolic steroids.  Includes mandatory labeling provision that applies to imported products.
Introduced in House; 5/29/2014

SENATE BILLS

No Bills 

=====APRIL 2014======

HOUSE BILLS

No Bills

SENATE BILLS

No Bills 

=====MARCH 2014======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 6 
Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act
Sponsor: Gardner (R-Colo.)
A bill to provide for expedited approval of exportation of natural gas to World Trade Organization countries, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 3/6/2014

HR 4152
Sponsor: Rogers (R-Ky.)
To provide for the costs of loan guarantees for Ukraine.
Introduced in House; 3/5/2014

HR 4163 
Trade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2014
Sponsor: Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
A bill to extend the trade adjustment assistance program, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 3/6/2014

H Res 499 
Sponsor: Royce (R-Calif.)
A resolution condemning the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity by military forces of the Russian Federation.
Engrossed (passed) in House; 3/11/2014

SENATE BILLS

S 2120 
Sponsor: Gillibrand (D-N.Y.)
A bill to expand the prohibition on the manufacture, distribution and importation of children's products that contain phthalates, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 3/12/2014

S 2124 
Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014
Sponsor: Menendez (D-N.J.)
A bill to support sovereignty and democracy in Ukraine, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 3/12/2014

=====FEBRUARY 2014======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 4057 
Sponsor: Peters, G. (D-Mich.)
A bill to authorize funding for construction of U.S. Customs and Border Protection customs plazas at land ports of entry, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 2/11/2014

=====JANUARY 2014======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 3830 
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014
Sponsor: Camp, D. (R-Mich.)
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 1/9/2014

HR 3846 
United States Customs and Border Protection Authorization Act
Sponsor: Miller, C. (R-Mich.)
A bill to provide for the authorization of border, maritime, and transportation security responsibilities and functions in the Department of Homeland Security and the establishment of United States Customs and Border Protection, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 1/10/2014

SENATE BILLS

S 1900
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 
Sponsor: Baucus, M. (D-Mont.)
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 1/9/2014

=====DECEMBER 2013======

 HOUSE BILLS

HR 3733
Green 301 Act
Sponsor: Blumenauer (D-Ore.)
A bill to amend the Trade Act of 1974 to authorize the United States Trade Representative to take discretionary action if a foreign country is engaging in unreasonable acts, policies, or practices relating to the environment, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 12/12/2013

HR 3760 
Export American Natural Gas Act of 2013
Sponsor: Poe (R-Texas)
A bill to provide for the expedited approval by the secretary of Energy of liquefied natural gas exports, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 12/12/2013

SENATE BILLS

S 1788 
Digital Trade Act of 2013
Sponsor: Thune (R-S.D.)
A bill to make it a negotiating principle of the United States in negotiations for bilateral, plurilateral or multilateral agreements to seek the inclusion of provisions that promote Internet-enabled commerce and digital trade.
Introduced in Senate; 12/10/2013

S 1839 
GSP UPDATE Act
Sponsor: Begich (D-Alaska)
A bill to make certain luggage and travel articles eligible for duty-free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 12/17/2013

S 1883 
Extending Incentives for Exporting American Textiles Act of 2013
Sponsor: Hagan (D-N.C.)
A bill to extend duty-free treatment for certain trousers, breeches, or shorts imported from Nicaragua, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 12/20/2013

S 1887 
Sponsor: McCaskill (D-Mo.)
A bill to clarify terms of cooperation between the Consumer Product Safety Commission and foreign government agencies in order to improve safety of imported products, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 12/20/2013

=====NOVEMBER 2013======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 3467
Reciprocal Market Access Act of 2013
Sponsor: Slaughter, L. (D-N.Y.)
A bill to enhance reciprocal market access for United States domestic producers in the negotiating process of bilateral, regional and multilateral trade agreements.
Introduced in House; 11/13/2013

HR 3488
Sponsor: Meehan (R-Pa.)
A bill to establish the conditions under which the secretary of Homeland Security may establish preclearance facilities, conduct preclearance operations and provide customs services outside the United States, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 11/14/2013

HR 3558
Textile Enforcement and Security Act of 2013
Sponsor: Graves, T. (R-Ga.)
A bill to provide the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Department of the Treasury with authority to more aggressively enforce customs and trade laws relating to textile and apparel articles, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 11/20/2013

=====OCTOBER 2013======

SENATE BILLS

S 1633
Affordable Footwear Act of 2013
Sponsor: Cantwell (D-Wash.)
A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on certain footwear, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 10/31/2013

=====AUGUST 2013======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 3004 
Reducing Waste and Increasing Efficiency in Trade Act
Sponsor: Bera (D-Calif.)
A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to ensure that each federal agency participating in the International Trade Data System develops and maintains the necessary information technology infrastructure to support the operation of the system, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 8/2/2013

=====JULY 2013======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 2708 
Sponsor: Camp (R-Mich.)
To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to modify temporarily certain rates of duty, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 7/17/2013

HR 2709
Sponsor: Camp (R-Mich.)
To extend the Generalized System of Preferences.
Introduced in House; 7/17/2013

HR 2791 
Sponsor: Green, G. (D-Texas)
A bill to prohibit the export from the United States of certain electronic waste, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 7/23/2013

HR 2806 
Residue Entries and Streamlining Trade Act
Sponsor: Marchant (R-Texas)
A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide that importation of certain containers containing de minimis residual matter shall be excepted from the Customs laws of the United States.
Introduced in House; 7/24/2013

HR 2872 
Border Enforcement, Security, and Technology Act of 2013 or BEST Act of 2013
Sponsor: Sanchez, Loretta (D-Calif.)
A bill to secure the borders of the United States, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 7/31/2013

SENATE BILLS

S 1331
Sponsor: Baucus, M. (D-Mont.)|
A bill to extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 7/18/2013

S 1357 
Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2013
Sponsor: Baucus, M. (D-Mont.)
A bill to extend the trade adjustment assistance program.
Introduced in Senate; 7/24/2013

S 1412
Textile Enforcement and Security Act of 2013
Sponsor: Hagan (D-N.C.)
A bill to provide the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the Department of the Treasury with authority to more aggressively enforce customs and trade laws relating to textile and apparel articles, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 7/31/2013

=====JUNE 2013======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 2220 
Support More Assets, Resources, and Technology on the Border Act of 2013 or SMART Act of 2013
Sponsor: Poe (R-Texas)
A bill to provide for operational control of the international border of the United States, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 6/3/2013

HR 2247
Collectible Firearms Protection Act
Sponsor: Lummis (R-Wyo.)
A bill to amend the Arms Export Control Act to provide that certain firearms listed as curios or relics may be imported into the United States by a licensed importer without obtaining authorization from the Department of State or the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 6/4/2013

SENATE BILLS

S 1114
Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2013
Sponsor: Brown (D-Ohio)
A bill to provide for identification of misaligned currency, require action to correct the misalignment, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 6/7/2013

=====MAY 2013======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 1917
United States-Cuba Normalization Act of 2013
Sponsor: Rush (D-Ill.)
A bill to lift the trade embargo on Cuba, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 5/9/2013

HR 1919 
Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals of 2013
Sponsor: Latta (R-Ohio)
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act with respect to the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 5/9/2013

HR 2139
GSP Update for Production Diversification and Trade Enhancement Act or GSP UPDATE Act
Sponsor: Crenshaw (R-Fla.)
A bill to make certain luggage and travel articles eligible for duty-free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 5/23/2013

=====APRIL 2013======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 1413 
Sponsor: Ruiz (D-Calif.)
SelectUSA Authorization Act of 2013
A bill to authorize appropriations for the SelectUSA Initiative, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 4/9/2013

HR 1440 
Sponsor: Long (R-Mo.)
Enforcing Orders and Reducing Customs Evasion Act of 2013
A bill to prevent the evasion of antidumping and countervailing duty orders, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 4/9/2013

HR 1502 
Sponsor: Johnson, S. (R-Texas)
Social Security Disability Insurance and Unemployment Benefits Double Dip Elimination Act of 2013
A bill to prevent concurrent receipt of unemployment benefits and Social Security disability insurance and calrify that unemployment compensation includes Trade Adjustment Assistance.
Introduced in House; 4/11/2013

HR 1682 
Sponsor: Lofgren (D-Calif.)
Fostering Rights Through Economic Engagement (FREE) in Vietnam Act or FREE Vietnam Act
A bill to prohibit the designation of Vietnam under Title V of the Trade Act of 1974.
Introduced in House; 4/23/2013

HR 1708 
Sponsor: Jenkins (R-Kan.)
Affordable Footwear Act of 2013
A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on certain footwear, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 4/24/2013

HR 1771 
Sponsor: Royce (R-Calif.)
North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2013
A bill to improve the enforcement of sanctions against the government of North Korea, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 4/26/2013

HR 1777
Sponsor: Smith, C. (R-N.J.)
Increasing American Jobs Through Greater Exports to Africa Act of 2013
A bill to create jobs in the United States by increasing United States exports to Africa by at least 200 percent in real dollar value within 10 years, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 4/26/2013

SENATE BILLS

S 790 
Sponsor: McCaskill (D-Mo.)
Temporary Duty Suspension Process Act of 2013
A bill to require the United States International Trade Commission to recommend temporary duty suspensions and reductions to Congress, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 4/23/2013

S 847
Sponsor: Crapo (R-Idaho)
Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act of 2013
A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to allow the importation of polar bear trophies taken in sport hunts in Canada before the date on which the polar bear was determined to be a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.
Introduced in Senate; 4/25/2013

=====MARCH 2013======

HOUSE BILLS

HR 1020 
Sponsor: Schock (R-Ill.)
A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to increase and adjust for inflation the maximum value of articles that may be imported duty-free by one person on one day, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 3/6/2013

HR 1086
Sponsor: Cicilline (D-R.I.)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the taxation of income of controlled foreign corporations attributable to imported property.
Introduced in House; 3/12/2013

HR 1094 
Sponsor: Meehan (R-Pa.)
Safeguard American Food Exports Act of 2013
Introduced in House; 3/12/2013

HR 1104 
Sponsor: Clay (D-Mo.)
A bill to amend the Federal Advisory Committee Act to increase the transparency of federal advisory committees, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 3/13/2013

HR 1108 
Sponsor: Cuellar (D-Texas)
Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act
Introduced in House; 3/13/2013

HR 1127 
Sponsor: Braley (D-Iowa)
A bill to require the president to develop a comprehensive national manufacturing strategy, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 3/13/2013

HR 1161
Sponsor: Richmond (D-La.)
Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports (DREDGE) Act of 2013
Introduced in House; 3/14/2013

HR 1276 
Sponsor: Levin, S. (D-Mich.)
A bill to amend Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that countervailing duties may be imposed to address subsidies relating to a fundamentally undervalued currency of any foreign country.
Introduced in House; 3/20/2013

HR 1322 
Sponsor: Lipinski, D. (D-Ill.)
A bill to establish educational seminars at United States ports of entry to improve the ability of U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel to classify and appraise articles that are imported into the United States in accordance with the customs laws of the United States.
Introduced in House; 3/21/2013

SENATE BILLS

S 489
Sponsor: Thune (R-S.D.)
A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to increase and adjust for inflation the maximum value of articles that may be imported duty-free by one person on one day, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 3/7/2013

S 520 
Sponsor: Begich (D-Alaska)
A bill to strengthen federal consumer protection and product traceability with respect to commercially marketed seafood, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 3/11/2013

S 544 
Sponsor: Harkin (D-Iowa)
A bill to require the president to develop a comprehensive national manufacturing strategy, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 3/13/2013

S 561 
Sponsor: Whitehouse (D-R.I.)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the taxation of income controlled foreign corporations attributable to imported property.
Introduced in Senate; 3/14/2013

S 574
Sponsor: Landrieu, M. (D-La.)
Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports (DREDGE) Act of 2013
Introduced in Senate; 3/14/2013

S 660 
Sponsor: Hatch (R-Utah)
A bill to amend the Trade Act of 1974 to establish the position of Chief Innovation and Intellectual Property Negotiator in the Office of the United States Trade Representative to ensure the protection of United States innovation and intellectual property interests, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 3/22/2013

S 662
Sponsor: Baucus, M. (D-Mont.)
A bill to reauthorize trade facilitation and trade enforcement functions and activities, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 3/22/2013

=====FEBRUARY 2013=====

HOUSE BILLS

HR 355
Sponsor: Merkley (D-Ore.)
A bill to require the United States Trade Representative to notify the World Trade Organization if any member of the World Trade Organization fails during two consecutive years to disclose subsidies under the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, and for other purposes.
Introduced in House; 2/14/2013

HR 580 
Sponsor: Turner, M. (R-Ohio)
Expedited LNG for American Allies Act of 2013
Introduced in House; 2/6/2013

HR 734
Sponsor: Stivers (R-Ohio)
Creating Manufacturing Jobs and Promoting Fair Trade Act
Introduced in House; 2/14/2013

HR 778
Sponsor: Issa (R-Calif.)
No Stolen Trademarks Honored in America Act
Introduced in House; 2/15/2013

HR 871
Sponsor: Rangel (D-N.Y.)
Export Freedom to Cuba Act of 2013
Introduced in House; 2/27/2013

HR 872
Sponsor: Rangel (D-N.Y.)
Free Trade With Cuba Act
Introduced in House; 2/27/2013

HR 873
Sponsor: Rangel (D-N.Y.)
Promoting American Agricultural and Medical Exports to Cuba Act of 2013
Introduced in House; 2/27/2013

SENATE BILLS

S 431
Sponsor: Feinstein (D-Calif.)
A bill to authorize preferential treatment for certain imports from Nepal, and for other purposes.
Introduced in Senate; 2/28/2013

S 432
Sponsor: Feinstein (D-Calif.)
Asia-South Pacific Trade Preferences Act
Introduced in Senate; 2/28/2013

=====JANUARY 2013=====

HOUSE BILLS

HR 156
Sponsor: McIntyre (D-N.C.)
A bill to provide for the withdrawal of the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Introduced in House; 1/4/2013

HR 166
Sponsor: Boustany (R-La.)
Preventing Recurring Trade Evasion and Circumvention Act
Introduced in House; 1/4/2013

HR 178
Sponsor: Cornyn (R-Texas)
Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2013
Introduced in House; 1/30/2013

HR 191
Sponsor: Kaptur (D-Ohio)
NAFTA Accountability Act
Introduced in House; 1/4/2013

HR 192
Sponsor: Kaptur (D-Ohio)
Balancing Trade Act of 2013
Introduced in House; 1/4/2013

HR 214
Sponsor: Serrano (D-N.Y.)
Cuba Reconciliation Act
Introduced in House; 1/4/2013

HR 400
Sponsor: Matsui, D. (D-Calif.)
Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Act of 2013
Introduced in House: 1/23/2013