Trade and Tariff Act of 1984

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Trade and Tariff Act of 1984

Legislation in the United States that requires the president of the United States to inform the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee before opening free trade negotiations. Each committee then has 60 legislative days to permit or deny the negotiations. The Act increased congressional influence over American trade agreements.
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This legislation has been incorporated in the proposed Trade and Tariff Act of 1998 (S.
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