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103rd Congress (1993 - 1994)
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H.AMDT.829 (A001) Substitute amendment
Sponsor: Rep Hamilton, Lee H. [IN-9] (offered 8/9/1994)
Amendment in the nature of a substitute does not link extension of most-favored-nation status for China to human rights practices; authorizes the use of USIA funds for programs to promote human rights in China; authorizes increased funding for broadcasting to China; urges United States businesses in China to adopt a voluntary set of principles to govern such areas as basic worker rights; and authorizes the President to establish a commission to monitor human rights conditions in China and make recommendations for United States policy.
An amendment to authorize the U.S. Information Agency to promote human rights in China; to authorize a commission to study human rights progress in China and to guide U.S. policy in China; to authorize increased funding for broadcasting to China; and to encourage U.S. businesses involved with China to adopt principles protecting basic human rights.
- 8/9/1994 5:42pm:
- Amendment (A001) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Hamilton.
- 8/9/1994 6:40pm:
- On agreeing to the Hamilton amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 280 - 152 (Roll no. 382).