H.R. 5602 (109th): To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Vietnam.


Jun 13, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on November 13, 2006.


James “Jim” Ramstad

Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2006
Length: 4 pages

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Summary (CRS)

6/13/2006--Introduced.Authorizes the President to extend nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Vietnam. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 13, 2006

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Nov 13, 2006
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5602”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


47 cosponsors (27D, 20R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Nov 13, 2006 7:26 p.m.
Failed 228/161

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