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H.R. 644: Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015

CBO Score

$202 million

Date of Report

Thu December 10th, 2015

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

An act to reauthorize trade facilitation and trade enforcement functions and activities, and for other purposes.

114th Congress
Sponsor: Rep. Tom Reed — R — NY

Introduced 02/02/15
Passed House: 02/12/15
Passed Senate: 05/14/15
Passed House: 06/12/15
Passed House: 12/01/15
Failed House: 12/02/15
Passed House: 12/11/15
Cloture Motion Senate: 02/11/16
Conference Repo Senate: 02/11/16
Latest Action: 02/24/16

This bill directs the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to ensure that CBP partnership programs, such as the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism, provide trade benefits to importers, exporters, and certain other private sector entities that meet program requirements. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) shall report to Congress on the effectiveness of CBP enforcement of U.S. customs and trade laws (trade enforcement). CBP shall establish priorities and performance standards to measure levels of achievement of customs modernization, the movement of merchandise into and out of the United States (trade facilitation), and trade enforcement functions and programs.

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