H.R. 2271 (112th): To prohibit the awarding of contracts by the Federal Government to Chinese entities until the People’s Republic of China signs the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement.


Jun 22, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ed” Royce

Representative for California's 40th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2011
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

6/22/2011--Introduced.Prohibits any U.S. department or agency from entering into any contract with any Chinese entity for the procurement of goods or services until the People's Republic of China signs the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 22, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2271”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (5R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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