Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act (OTCA)

The Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act (OTCA) was enacted by the 100th U.S. Congress and was effective from August 23, 1988. It was an act to enhance the competitiveness of U.S. industry (as well as for other purposes). It is also often referred to as the Agricultural Competitiveness and Trade Act of 1988. Congressman Dan Rostenkowski, a Democrat from Illinois, introduced the Bill H.R. 4848 on June 16, 1988.

The act was considered by the House Agriculture; House Armed Services; House Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs; House Education and Labor; House Foreign Affairs; House Government Operations; House Energy and Commerce; House Judiciary; House Merchant Marine and Fisheries; House Public Works and Transportation; House Rules; House Small Business; House Science, Space, and Technology; and House Ways and ...

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