House Bill 991
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Extension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 116-164 on Oct 10, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 6, 2019
Latest Action
Oct 10, 2020
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
991
Congress
116
Policy Area
Foreign Trade and International Finance
Foreign Trade and International Finance
Primary focus of measure is competitiveness, trade barriers and adjustment assistance; foreign loans and international monetary system; international banking; trade agreements and negotiations; customs enforcement, tariffs, and trade restrictions; foreign investment. Measures concerning border enforcement may fall under Immigration policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (1)
Passed
September 22, 2020
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Summary

Extension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act

This bill extends preferential duty treatment related to certain apparel items through FY2030.

Text (4)
September 23, 2020
September 22, 2020
February 6, 2019
Actions (18)
10/10/2020
Became Public Law No: 116-164.
10/10/2020
Signed by President.
10/09/2020
Presented to President.
10/01/2020
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
09/30/2020
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
09/30/2020
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
09/30/2020
Senate Committee on Finance discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6001)
09/30/2020
Senate Committee on Finance discharged by Unanimous Consent.
09/23/2020
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
09/22/2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/22/2020
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4654)
09/22/2020
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
09/22/2020
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 991.
09/22/2020
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4654-4657)
09/22/2020
Mr. Blumenauer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
02/06/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
02/06/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
02/06/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Feb 7, 2019 8:10:16 AM
Record Updated
Mar 14, 2022 4:29:58 PM