Key Votes

HR 2738 - U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Jim Cooper voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 108-77 -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (65-32) - (Key vote)

Title: U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would implement the United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement.

Highlights:
  • Eases trade barriers between the United States and Chile.
  • Reduces or eliminates tariffs and duties on a number of agricultural and textile products.
  • Allows the President to modify duties and tariffs to comply with the agreement.
  • Allows for workers to file complaints against reduction or elimination of tariffs with the International Trade Commission (ITC).
  • Requires the ITC to immediately investigate such complaints and report to the President.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (270-156) - (Key vote)

Title: U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would implement the United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement.

Highlights:
  • Eases trade barriers between the United States and Chile.
  • Reduces or eliminates tariffs and duties on a number of agricultural and textile products.
  • Allows the President to modify duties and tariffs to comply with the agreement.
  • Allows for workers to file complaints against reduction or elimination of tariffs with the International Trade Commission (ITC).
  • Requires the ITC to immediately investigate such complaints and report to the President.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

Sponsors

  • Thomas Dale 'Tom' DeLay (TX - R) (Out Of Office)

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