Usmca Agreement Facts

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On June 1, 2020, the USTR office issued the Uniform Rules,[30] the last hurdle before the agreement was implemented on July 1, 2020. NAFTA contained only a small and partial exception for Indigenous rights. The new exception to USMCA is stronger and applies to the entire agreement. On December 19, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the USMCA by 385 votes (Democrats 193, Republicans 192) to 41 (Democrats 38, Republicans 2, Independents 1). [78] [79] On January 16, 2020, the U.S. Senate passed the trade agreement by 89 votes (Democrats 38, Republicans 51) to 10 (Democrats 8, Republicans 1, Independents 1)[80] and the bill was submitted to the White House for Donald Trump`s signature. [81] On January 29, 2020, Trump signed the current agreement (Public Law No. 116-113). .