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Introduced in House (07/13/1995)

Trade Independence Act of 1995 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit: (1) an individual who has served as the U.S. Trade Representative, a commissioner of the International Trade Commission, or the Secretary of Commerce from representing, aiding, or advising a foreign principal, with the intent of influencing the decision of an employee of a U.S. Government department or agency, for ten years after leaving office; and (2) a senior officer or employee of the International Trade Commission, the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the International Trade Administration, or the Bureau of Export Administration of the Department of Commerce from representing, aiding, or advising a foreign entity, with the intent of influencing the decision of an employee of a U.S. Government department or agency, five years after the termination of the individual's employment. Sets penalties for violations.