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USTR Sends TPP Draft Statement Of Administration Action To Congress

August 12, 2016 at 11:21 AM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Aug. 12 sent to Congress the draft Statement of Administration Action for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a procedural step necessary before a draft implementing bill is sent to Congress. According to the fast-track law, USTR must send a draft SAA to Congress at least 30 days before it submits a draft implementing bill, but that does not mean it will be submitted in that timeframe. Congress returns from its summer recess in just...

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