An Act To approve and implement the trade agreements negotiated under the Trade Act of 1974, and for other purposes

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Title III of this Act pertains to government procurement. Regulations are set forth which relate to the general authority to modify discriminatory purchasing requirements. The authority to encourage reciprocal competitive procurement practices is described.


  • Trade Act of 1974
  • Trade Agreements Act of 1979


Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 93 Stat. 144
  • Title 19, Customs Duties
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large


This Act may be cited as the "Trade Agreements Act of 1979".

Contained within

93 Stat. 144 (1979); Pub. L. No. 96-39 (Book)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 1981
  • 07/26/1979


  • Government purchasing
  • Public contracts


Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 144, 236

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