Public Law 115-79: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2017

By | February 7, 2018
Logo of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.

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Permanently authorizes the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation business travel card program.

Official Summary

APEC Business Travel Cards Reauthorization Act of 2017

This bill amends the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011 to permanently authorize the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation business travel card program. (The program, which provides persons who are engaged in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation business with expedited airport processing, is scheduled to end on September 30, 2018.)

Passed House
2017-10-23
Passed Senate
2017-09-26
Signed by President
2017-11-02
Became Public Law
2017-11-02

Amendments

S.Amdt.1104: https://www.congress.gov/amendment/115th-congress/senate-amendment/1104

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI]

Cosponsors: Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT], Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN], Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO]

Votes

Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll570.xml

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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