H.CON.RES.262: Expressing the sense of Congress that the President, at the WTO round of negotiations to be held at Doha, Qatar, from November 9-13, 2001, and at any subsequent round of negotiations, should preserve the ability of the United States to enforce rigorously its trade laws and should ensure that United States exports are not subject to the abusive use of trade laws by other countries.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced Nov. 6, 2001
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 7, 2001

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Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of Congress that the President, at the upcoming World Trade Organization (WTO) round of negotiations at Doha, Qatar, November 9-13, 2001, and at any subsequent round of WTO negotiations, should: (1) preserve the U.S. ability to enforce its trade laws rigorously, including antidumping and countervailing duty laws, and avoid agreements which lessen the effectiveness of domestic and international disciplines on unfair trade,...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Mr. English moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 262.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 410 - 4 (Roll no. 432).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Nov. 6, 2001

Introduced in the House by Phil English (R-Pa.)

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