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H.R. 5587 (ih) To amend the United States Enrichment Corporation Privatization Act to prevent the untimely sale of uranium hexaflouride. [Introduced in House] ...
106th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 5586 To authorize the negotiation of a Free Trade Agreement with the Republic of Singapore, and to provide for expedited congressional consideration of such an agreement. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES October 27, 2000 Mr. Knollenberg introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To authorize the negotiation of a Free Trade Agreement with the Republic of Singapore, and to provide for expedited congressional consideration of such an agreement. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Act of 2000''. SEC. 2. NEGOTIATION OF A FREE TRADE AGREEMENT WITH SINGAPORE. Subject to section 3, the President is authorized to enter into a trade agreement with Singapore to seek the elimination of tariff and nontariff barriers in order to achieve more open market access, on a reciprocal basis, to internationally traded goods and services. Such agreement should address the following: (1) National treatment and market access for agricultural and industrial products. (2) Rules for determining which goods originate in the territory of the United States and Singapore. (3) Customs procedures that facilitate trade and collection of trade statistics, while ensuring the validity of claims for preferential treatment. (4) Science-based, nondiscriminatory sanitary, phytosanitary, and technical standards, including voluntary standards. (5) Government procurement procedures. (6) National treatment and rights of establishment for foreign direct investors. (7) National treatment and market access for traded services, including consumption of services abroad, cross- border provision of services, rights of establishment of commercial presence, and the movement of natural persons. (8) Protection of intellectual property. (9) Transparency of legal and regulatory regimes. (10) Measures to promote electronic commerce. SEC. 3. INTRODUCTION AND FAST TRACK CONSIDERATION OF IMPLEMENTING BILL. (a) Permissible Content in Implementing Legislation.--A bill to implement a trade agreement described in section 2 shall contain provisions that are necessary to implement the trade agreement. (b) Applicability of Fast Track Procedures.--Section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2191) is amended-- (1) in subsection (b)(1), by inserting ``section 2 of the United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Act of 2000,'' after ``the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988,''; and (2) in subsection (c)(1), by striking ``or section 282 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act,'' and inserting ``, section 282 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act, or section 2 of the United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Act of 2000,''. <all>
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