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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedSeptember 20th, 2013

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Title

Playing Fair on Trade and Innovation Act

Official Title

To amend the bases for ineligibility for designation of countries as beneficiary developing countries under title V of the Trade Act of 1974, and for other purposes.

Summary

Playing Fair on Trade and Innovation Act - Amends the Trade Act of 1974 to revise Generalized System of Preferences Program eligibility requirements. Prohibits the President from designating a country a beneficiary developing country in order for its products to receive duty-free treatment if that country: (1) fails to provide adequate protection for intellectual property rights; and (2) maintains local content requirements, other than requirements applicable only to the procurement of products by governmental agencies and not with a view to commercial resale or to use in the production of goods for commercial sale.

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