HR 1717

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1717

To require that, in cases in which the annual trade deficit between the United States and another country is $10,000,000,000 or more for 3 consecutive years, the President take the necessary steps to create a more balanced trading relationship with that country.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 4, 2011

Ms. KAPTUR introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To require that, in cases in which the annual trade deficit between the United States and another country is $10,000,000,000 or more for 3 consecutive years, the President take the necessary steps to create a more balanced trading relationship with that country.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. ACTION BY THE PRESIDENT IN CASES OF LARGE CONSECUTIVE ANNUAL TRADE DEFICITS WITH OTHER COUNTRIES.

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