H.R. 2909 (112th): Emergency China Trade Act

Sep 13, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Brad Sherman
Representative for California's 27th congressional district
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Sep 13, 2011
6 pages

This bill was introduced on September 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Sep 13, 2011
Referred to Committee Sep 13, 2011
Full Title

To withdraw normal trade relations treatment from the products of the People's Republic of China, to provide for a balanced trade relationship between that country and the United States, and for other purposes.


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5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)

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Emergency China Trade Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) a persistent trade deficit with the People's Republic of China (PRC) is harmful to the long-term health of the U.S. economy and must be corrected, and (2) the President should begin immediate negotiations with the PRC to eliminate the trade deficit within four years.
Withdraws the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations) from PRC products.
Requires the President to: (1) negotiate a balanced trade relationship between the United States and the PRC within four years after enactment of this Act; and (2) submit trade implementing legislation to Congress, which shall be considered on an expedited basis.

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