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S Amdt 4132 - China Nonproliferation Act - Key Vote

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Edward Kennedy, Sr. voted Yea (Tabling Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Edward Kennedy, Sr. made in this general time period.

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (65-32) - (Key vote)

Title: China Nonproliferation Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that requires the U.S. to place sanctions on countries, including China, if they are selling weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).

Highlights:
  • Suspends U.S. assistance, military contacts and exchanges, and scientific, academic, and technical exchanges between the U.S. and the nation found selling WMDs.
  • Denies access of U.S. capital markets to state-owned enterprises and companies owned or controlled by covered countries or nationals of covered countries.
  • Requires the President to submit an annual report to Congress that identifies and monitors actions by nationals of covered countries known to produce WMDs.
Note:

NOTE: A SENATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: China Nonproliferation Act

Sponsors

  • Fred Dalton Thompson (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
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