Summary: H.R.9486 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House amended, Part I (05/31/1978)

(Reported to House from the Committee on International Relations with amendment, H. Rept. 95-1057 (Part I))

Authorizes the President to contribute up to 5,000 long tons of tin to the Tin Buffer Stock established under the Fifth International Tin Agreement (ITA). Authorizes the Administrator of the General Services to transfer to the International Tin Council an amount of tin specified by the President.

Requires the President to report to Congress on the impact of the transfer or sale of tin metal by the United States as a participant in the Fifth ITA.

Authorizes the General Services Administration to dispose of an additional 30,000 long tons of tin currently in the national and supplemental stockpiles which have been declared excess to our national defense requirements.

Establishes the Strategic and Critical Materials Procurement Fund to receive revenues from sales of materials under this Act.