H.R.85 - To reauthorize the Trade Adjustment Assistance program through fiscal year 2006, and for other purposes.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-21] (Introduced 01/03/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||02/09/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.85 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Amends the Trade Act of 1974 to authorize appropriations to the Department of Labor through FY 2006 for: (1) trade adjustment assistance to displaced workers and for firms; and (2) the North American Free Trade Agreement Transitional Adjustment Assistance Program.
Introduced in House (01/03/2001)
Provides that a certification of eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance shall not cover a worker whose last total or partial separation from a firm occurred more than two years (currently, one year) before the date of a petition on which such certification was granted (effectively extending the time for filing the petition for worker assistance).