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S. 1643 - United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act

Foreign trade and international finance. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to implement the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act

S. 1643 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to implement the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to implement the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement.
Other Titles
  • United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
Sponsor
Max Baucus
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Foreign trade and international finance
  • Administrative remedies
  • Agricultural trade
  • Business records
  • Caribbean area
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Customs enforcement
  • Free trade and trade barriers
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Latin America
  • Manufacturing
  • Motor vehicles
  • Panama
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Tariffs
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Trade agreements and negotiations
  • Trade restrictions
  • U.S. International Trade Commission
  • User charges and fees
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced10/03/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/03/2011
10/03/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Put on a legislative calendar10/11/2011Committee on Finance. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
10/11/2011Committee on Finance. Reported by Senator Baucus without amendment. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar10/11/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 191.
9/20/2012By Senator Baucus from Committee on Finance filed written report. Report No. 112-224. Additional views filed.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

90 times as much
$3,026,620
$10,377,873
$3,338,216
$23,397
$514,242
$57,975
$125,580
$2,124,160
$4,356,003
$2,689,650
$412,685
$234,817
$1,183,410
$764,990
$11,038,909
$1,623,019
$1,007,694
$6,864,752
$1,059,933
$1,895,159
$1,389,076
$11,768,397
$7,177,417
$5,591,246
$345,269
$20,320,240
$253,450
$391,005
$274,854
$157,923
$252,090
$100,640,051
$293,200
$822,570
$1,115,770
45 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act

45 organizations supported this bill

3M
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
ACE Group
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
American Chemistry Council
Donahue, Mike (2011, July 19). ACC Strongly Supports Passage of Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from ACC.
American Farm Bureau Federation
Lyman, John (2011, March 23). Free Trade: Colombian, Panamanian and Korean Trade Agreements in Limbo. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Journal of Foreign Relations.
American Insurance Association
American Insurance Association (2011, October 4). AIA APPLAUDS PENDING FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS, URGES RATIFICATION. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Newsroom.
American Soybean Association
Kemper, Alan with Bob Callanan (2011, October 3). ASA Calls for Swift Congressional Approval of FTAs. Retrieved October 5, 2011, from Soy Growers.
Americans for Tax Reform
ATR (2011, October 3). Job-Creating Free Trade Agreements Sat on President's Desk While Unemployment Rose. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from ATR.
Amway
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Applied Materials
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Bentley Systems
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Beverage Distributors Co., Llc
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Business Roundtable
Engler, John (2011, June 30). Letter to Chairman Baucus and Ranking Member Hatch on the EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Business Roudtable.
Cardolite Corporation
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Cargill
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Caterpillar
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Citigroup
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Dow Chemical Company
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
FedEx
Lyman, John (2011, March 23). Free Trade: Colombian, Panamanian and Korean Trade Agreements in Limbo. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Journal of Foreign Relations.
Ford Motor Company
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
FreedomWorks
Kibbe, Matt (2011, March 29). FreedomWorks Letter Supporting Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Freedomworks.
General Electric
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Hampford Research, Inc.
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Heritage Foundation
Klingner, Bruce & James Roberts (2011, May 13). FTAs with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama Would Create U.S. Jobs and Exports. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from The Heritage Foundation.
Hewlett Packard
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
IBM
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
International Dairy Foods Association
Armstrong, Peggy (2011, October 4). IDFA Calls on Congress to Pass Free Trade Agreements and Avoid Conflicting Policies that Could Limit Trade Gains. Retrieved October 5, 2011, from IDFA.
JPMorgan Chase
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
McGraw-Hill Companies
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
McKee Group
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Mclarty Associates
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Metlife
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Microsoft
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
National Association of Manufacturers
Lyman, John (2011, March 23). Free Trade: Colombian, Panamanian and Korean Trade Agreements in Limbo. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Journal of Foreign Relations.
National Association of Wheat Growers
Mercer, Steve (2011, February 9). Submission for the Record To the House Committee on Ways and Means. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Wheat World.
National Barley Growers Association
NBGA (2011, June 11). JUNE 2011 POLICY PAPER. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from NBGA.
National Corn Growers Association
Tolley Walters, Janice (2011, May 12). NCGA Supports Approval of Pending Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from NCGA.
Procter & Gamble
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Republican Main Street Partnership
RMSP (2011, October 3). RMSP Applauds Free Trade Agreements. Retrieved October 6, 2011, from RMSP.
SEI Investments
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Steamboat Rentals, Inc.
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Stryker Corporation
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Texas Instruments
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Murphy, John (2011, January 25). Who Supports the U.S.-Colombia Trade Agreement?. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Chamber Post.
Whirlpool
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.
Xerox
undersigned organizations (2011, September 23). Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leaders McConnell and Pelosi. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from Latin American Trade Coalition.

3 organizations opposed this bill

AFL-CIO
Hall, Mike (2011, October 4). Call Congress Today and Say ‘NO!’ on Korea, Colombia and Panama Trade Deals. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from AFL-CIO Now Blog News.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Larkin, Frank (2011, April 10). Machinists Union Opposes Job-Killing Free Trade Pacts. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from FinanzNachrichten.
United Steelworkers
Gruenberg, Mark (2011, June 24). Steelworkers warn Congress: Don't back trade that hurts workers. Retrieved October 4, 2011, from People's World.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$30,500$2,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$758,698$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$773,998$0
John BarrassoRWY$667,742$0
Max BaucusDMT$1,521,111$12,750
Mark BegichDAK$355,320$31,750
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,392,583$13,500
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$69,600$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$736,286$31,000
Roy BluntRMO$2,211,635$0
John BoozmanRAR$368,087$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,197,869$16,500
Scott P. BrownRMA$4,413,834$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,016,563$49,050
Richard BurrRNC$1,419,542$0
Maria CantwellDWA$563,387$1,450
Ben CardinDMD$694,786$31,500
Tom CarperDDE$998,272$3,220
Bob CaseyDPA$903,173$49,200
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,913,535$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$550,839$0
Tom CoburnROK$402,593$0
William Thad CochranRMS$226,800$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,013,283$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$218,850$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$469,400$24,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,076,946$0
John CornynRTX$2,133,370$0
Mike CrapoRID$896,666$0
Jim DeMintRSC$990,540$0
Dick DurbinDIL$999,262$14,500
Mike EnziRWY$342,884$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$700,699$4,500
Al FrankenDMN$933,209$49,050
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,838,112$50,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$633,982$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$919,544$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$868,987$37,750
Tom HarkinDIA$661,292$28,500
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,559,872$0
Dean HellerRNV$1,401,693$0
John HoevenRND$466,355$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$216,100$0
Jim InhofeROK$528,800$0
Dan InouyeDHI$423,155$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$993,317$0
Mike JohannsRNE$688,067$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$791,331$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$1,007,305$35,950
John F. KerryDMA$636,646$5,000
Mark KirkRIL$2,640,699$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$775,774$21,000
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$93,117$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,058,246$19,000
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$848,850$12,500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$435,196$12,500
Mike LeeRUT$248,712$0
Carl LevinDMI$590,688$16,500
Joe LiebermanICT$56,900$0
Dick LugarRIN$567,294$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$715,045$48,750
John McCainRAZ$890,660$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$974,490$21,100
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,249,755$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,647,475$21,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$602,736$42,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$312,490$12,000
Jerry MoranRKS$731,427$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$298,383$0
Patty MurrayDWA$937,919$38,500
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$682,872$3,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,129,363$12,500
Rand PaulRKY$628,073$0
Rob PortmanROH$2,682,508$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$620,023$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$642,971$14,250
Harry ReidDNV$2,307,276$37,000
Jim RischRID$457,611$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,036,488$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$602,236$23,500
Marco RubioRFL$2,307,802$0
Bernie SandersIVT$76,286$24,900
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,848,649$21,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$476,602$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$591,208$41,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,192,679$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$468,120$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,333,805$33,600
Jon TesterDMT$1,235,188$38,000
John ThuneRSD$1,435,068$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$3,359,512$0
Mark UdallDCO$966,251$31,500
Tom UdallDNM$531,842$38,000
David VitterRLA$1,050,976$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,094,494$23,000
Jim WebbDVA$69,915$2,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$483,724$15,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$1,149,423$0
Ron WydenDOR$906,810$0

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Daniel K. AkakaDHI$30,500$2,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$758,698$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$773,998$0
John BarrassoRWY$667,742$0
Max BaucusDMT$1,521,111$12,750
Mark BegichDAK$355,320$31,750
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,392,583$13,500
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$69,600$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$736,286$31,000
Roy BluntRMO$2,211,635$0
John BoozmanRAR$368,087$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,197,869$16,500
Scott P. BrownRMA$4,413,834$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,016,563$49,050
Richard BurrRNC$1,419,542$0
Maria CantwellDWA$563,387$1,450
Ben CardinDMD$694,786$31,500
Tom CarperDDE$998,272$3,220
Bob CaseyDPA$903,173$49,200
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,913,535$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$550,839$0
Tom CoburnROK$402,593$0
William Thad CochranRMS$226,800$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,013,283$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$218,850$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$469,400$24,000
Bob CorkerRTN$2,076,946$0
John CornynRTX$2,133,370$0
Mike CrapoRID$896,666$0
Jim DeMintRSC$990,540$0
Dick DurbinDIL$999,262$14,500
Mike EnziRWY$342,884$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$700,699$4,500
Al FrankenDMN$933,209$49,050
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,838,112$50,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$633,982$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$919,544$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$868,987$37,750
Tom HarkinDIA$661,292$28,500
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,559,872$0
Dean HellerRNV$1,401,693$0
John HoevenRND$466,355$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$216,100$0
Jim InhofeROK$528,800$0
Dan InouyeDHI$423,155$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$993,317$0
Mike JohannsRNE$688,067$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$791,331$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$1,007,305$35,950
John F. KerryDMA$636,646$5,000
Mark KirkRIL$2,640,699$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$775,774$21,000
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$93,117$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,058,246$19,000
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$848,850$12,500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$435,196$12,500
Mike LeeRUT$248,712$0
Carl LevinDMI$590,688$16,500
Joe LiebermanICT$56,900$0
Dick LugarRIN$567,294$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$715,045$48,750
John McCainRAZ$890,660$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$974,490$21,100
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,249,755$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,647,475$21,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$602,736$42,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$312,490$12,000
Jerry MoranRKS$731,427$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$298,383$0
Patty MurrayDWA$937,919$38,500
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$682,872$3,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,129,363$12,500
Rand PaulRKY$628,073$0
Rob PortmanROH$2,682,508$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$620,023$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$642,971$14,250
Harry ReidDNV$2,307,276$37,000
Jim RischRID$457,611$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,036,488$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$602,236$23,500
Marco RubioRFL$2,307,802$0
Bernie SandersIVT$76,286$24,900
Chuck SchumerDNY$2,848,649$21,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$476,602$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$591,208$41,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,192,679$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$468,120$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,333,805$33,600
Jon TesterDMT$1,235,188$38,000
John ThuneRSD$1,435,068$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$3,359,512$0
Mark UdallDCO$966,251$31,500
Tom UdallDNM$531,842$38,000
David VitterRLA$1,050,976$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,094,494$23,000
Jim WebbDVA$69,915$2,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$483,724$15,000
Roger F. WickerRMS$1,149,423$0
Ron WydenDOR$906,810$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$20,320,240
Real Estate developers & subdividers$11,768,397
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$11,038,909
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$10,377,873
Business services$7,177,417
Republican/Conservative$6,864,752
Life insurance$5,591,246
Computer software$4,356,003
Chemicals$3,338,216
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,026,620
Liquor wholesalers$2,689,650
Computer components & accessories$2,124,160
Milk & dairy producers$1,895,159
Express delivery services$1,623,019
Financial services & consulting$1,389,076
Agricultural chemicals (fertilizers & pesticides)$1,183,410
Computer manufacture & services$1,059,933
Auto manufacturers$1,007,694
Construction equipment$764,990
Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$514,242
General business associations$412,685
Precision instruments$391,005
Manufacturing$345,269
Chambers of commerce$274,854
Pleasure boats$253,450
Office machines$252,090
Paints, Solvents & Coatings$234,817
Household appliances$157,923
Personal products manufacturing$125,580
Fiscal & tax policy$57,975
Farm bureaus$23,397

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Manufacturing unions$822,570
Labor Unions$293,200
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