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


Sep 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Brad Sherman

Representative for California's 27th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2011
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

9/13/2011--Introduced.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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 13, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2909”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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

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