Summary: S.2548 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/11/2000)

Securing Heightened Opportunities for Workers, Manufacturers, and Agriculture Exporters Act (SHOW-ME Act) - Requires the President to enter into a 15-year bilateral agreement regarding enforcement of the People's Republic of China's World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments before extending nondiscriminatory trade treatment (permanent normal trade relations) to China under the Trade Act of 1974.

Requires such bilateral agreement to declare that if the United States initiates a dispute settlement proceeding against China in the WTO and prevails and the appeals procedures are exhausted, China will not challenge or request arbitration on the level of the suspension of concessions or other obligations the United States may take with respect to China pursuant to the Understanding On Rules And Procedures Governing The Settlement of Disputes.