Summary: H.R.1140 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/20/1997)

Prohibits the United States from supporting the admission of China into the World Trade Organization (WTO) unless the Congress passes a joint resolution, according to specified procedures, allowing the United States 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.