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

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.

Overview

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

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.

H.R. 4444 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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