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  1. H.Amdt.830   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to deny the President's request to provide MFN trade status in 1994 for products produced, manufactured, or supported by the Chinese Army, Chinese defense industrial trading companies, and state-owned enterprises in China; direct the Treasury Department to publish a list of enterprises owned by the Chinese military, Chinese defense industrial trading companies, and state-owned enterprises, and to consider requests for additions and deletions from the list; and to urge the Treasury Department to encourage United States firms dealing with China to adopt a voluntary code of conduct which recognizes certain human rights principles, including basic worker rights.
    Sponsor: Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-8] (Offered 08/09/1994)
    Latest Action: 08/09/94 On agreeing to the Pelosi amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 158 - 270 (Roll no. 383).
  2. H.Amdt.829   — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)

    Description: 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.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hamilton, Lee H. [D-IN-9] (Offered 08/09/1994)
    Latest Action: 08/09/94 On agreeing to the Hamilton amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 280 - 152 (Roll no. 382).