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HR 1432 - African Growth bill - National Key Vote

Newt Gingrich voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (233-186) - (Key vote)
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Title: African Growth bill

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates a new trade and investment policy for 48 Sub-Saharan African countries.

  • Bases eligibility for Sub-Saharan trade benefits on the country's progress toward creating a market-based economy, a country's human rights record, and the country's efforts to eliminate slavery, among other factors.
  • Establishes United States-Sub-Saharan Africa Free Trade Area.
  • Creates a United States-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum.
  • Encourages the Overseas Private Investment Corporation to initiate equity funds in Sub-Saharan African countries.
  • Allows the President to provide duty-free treatment for some products from eligible countries.
  • Eliminates existing quotas on textiles and apparel exports to the United States from Kenya and Mauritius.
  • Increases punishment for exporters that engage in illegal transshipment of goods.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: African Growth bill


  • Philip M. Crane (IL - ) (Out Of Office)


  • Douglas K. 'Doug' Bereuter (NE - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Julia M. Carson (IN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donna Marie Christensen (VI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Eva M. Clayton (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert N. 'Bob' Clement (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald V. Dellums (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Julian C. Dixon (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David T. Dreier (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vernon J. 'Vern' Ehlers (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Eni FH Faleomavaega (AS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Chaka Fattah Sr. (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Floyd H. Flake (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas M. Foglietta (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Harold Ford Jr. (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon David Fox (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Jonas 'Martin' Frost III (TX - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Elizabeth Furse (OR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tony P. Hall (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Earl F. Hilliard Sr. (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Maurice D. Hinchey (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Amory 'Amo' Houghton Jr. (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. Jefferson (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott L. Klug (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James T. 'Jim' Kolbe (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald A. 'Don' Manzullo (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert T. Matsui (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' McDermott (WA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cynthia Ann McKinney (GA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael R. 'Mike' McNulty (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carrie P. Meek (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Major R. Owens (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald M. Payne (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles B. 'Charlie' Rangel (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Martin Olav Sabo (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher H. Shays (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edolphus 'Ed' Towns (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Melvin Luther 'Mel' Watt (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Wexler (FL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Albert R. Wynn (MD - D) (Out Of Office)
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