H.R. 4444 (106th): China Trade bill

Introduced:

May 15, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 10, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 10, 2000.

Law:

Pub.L. 106-286

Sponsor:

Bill Archer

Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 7, 2000
Length: 29 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the People's Republic of China, and to establish a framework for relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China.

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History

May 15, 2000
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 17, 2000
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 24, 2000
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 19, 2000
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 10, 2000
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4444”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
May 24, 2000 5:41 p.m.
Passed 237/197
Jul 27, 2000 4:08 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to 86/12
Sep 7, 2000 10:55 a.m.
Motion to Proceed Agreed to 92/5
Sep 7, 2000 12:17 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 30/67
Sep 7, 2000 3:52 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 32/64
Sep 7, 2000 5:17 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 13/81
Sep 12, 2000 11:53 a.m.
Amendment Rejected 29/68
Sep 12, 2000 3:33 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 32/63
Sep 13, 2000 11:12 a.m.
Amendment Rejected 33/62
Sep 13, 2000 11:41 a.m.
Amendment Rejected 29/66
Sep 13, 2000 1:58 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 65/32
Sep 13, 2000 5:44 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 43/53
Sep 13, 2000 6:26 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 23/73
Sep 13, 2000 6:47 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 18/78
Sep 13, 2000 7:07 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 22/74
Sep 14, 2000 12:46 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 6/90
Sep 14, 2000 4:48 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 30/68
Sep 14, 2000 5:16 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 24/74
Sep 14, 2000 5:39 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 16/81
Sep 19, 2000 2:21 p.m.
Bill Passed 83/15

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2277 (Related)
China Trade bill

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2000

H.Res. 510 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 24, 2000

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