H.R.4065 - To require prior congressional approval before the President supports the admission of the People's Republic of China into the World Trade Organization, and to provide for the withdrawal of the United States from the World Trade Organization if China is accepted into the WTO without the support of the United States.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gephardt, Richard A. [D-MO-3] (Introduced 09/12/1996)|
|Committees:||House - Rules; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||09/12/1996 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
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Summary: H.R.4065 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/12/1996)
Prohibits the President from supporting the admission of China into the World Trade Organization (WTO) unless the Congress passes a joint resolution allowing the President to support such admission.
Directs the President to: (1) notify the Congress if China becomes a member of the WTO without the support of the United States; and (2) submit notice of the withdrawal of the United States from the WTO Agreement.
Makes a conforming amendment to the Uruguay Round Agreements Act.