House leaders last week announced agreement on a range of changes on all pending free trade agreement, including new enforceable labor and environmental provisions.
The agreement, announced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., would potentially allow for Congressional consideration on
"This agreement was a positive and necessary step by leadership in Congress and the administration to be able to move forward on trade agreements that will ultimately have significant gain for
NCGA estimates that
Scheduling and floor consideration is expected soon, although no timeframe was provided.