Author: Shayerah Ilias Akhtar
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement (FTA) may be considered during the 114th Congress. If so, it can be considered under rules and procedures set forth in the Bipartisan Comprehensive Trade Priorities Act (P.L. 114-26), commonly known as trade promotion authority (TPA). The timeline for this consideration is the subject of this In Focus. Dates of specific action are in parentheses.