S.J.Res. 56 (104th): A joint resolution disapproving the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (most-favored-nation treatment) to the products of the People’s Republic of China.


Jun 6, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 6, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jesse Helms
Senator from North Carolina


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Last Updated: Jun 6, 1996
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/6/1996--Introduced.Disapproves the recommendation of the President to extend nondiscriminatory treatment (most-favored-nation treatment) to the products of China.

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 31 (105th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 3, 1997

H.J.Res. 182 (identical)

Failed House
Jun 27, 1996

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 56” means this is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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Jun 6, 1996


4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
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