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H J Res 79 - China Most-Favored-Nation Resolution - National Key Vote

Newt Gingrich voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Failed (House) (173-259) - (Key vote)
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Title: China Most-Favored-Nation Resolution

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a resolution that disapproves of President Clinton's renewal of China's Most-Favored-Nation status through July 3, 1998.

  • Expresses the opinion that Congress does not agree with China's status as a most favored nation.
  • Expresses that Congress does not approve the extension of the authority contained in section 402(c) of the Trade Act of 1974 recommended.


Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: China Most-Favored-Nation Resolution


  • Gerald B.H. 'Jerry' Solomon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)


  • David Edward Bonior (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Bunning (KY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan L. Burton (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher Cox (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Patrick Forbes (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard Andrew 'Dick' Gephardt (MO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Gibbons (NV - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Nathan Hostettler (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Duncan L. Hunter (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Richard Kasich (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patrick Joseph Kennedy (RI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward J. 'Ed' Markey (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Bill' Paxon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dana T. Rohrabacher (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Scarborough (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Traficant Jr. (OH - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank Rudolph Wolf (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
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