Peter King on China

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Voting Record

Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act

In September of 2010 the House voted on the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act to address the Chinese manipulation of currency. The bill passed the house 348-79. Peter King voted against the Currency Manipulation for fair Trade Act.

Peter King voted against the Currency Manipulation for fair Trade Act.

China - Human Rights Abuses

In July of 2008, the House voted on a resolution calling on the Government of the Peoples Republic of China to immediately end abuses of the human rights of its citizens, to cease repression of Tibetan and Uighur citizens, and to end its support for the Government of Sudan and Burma to ensure that the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games take place in an atmosphere of freedom. The amendment passed 419-1. Peter King voted in favor of the resolution.

Peter King voted in favor of the resolution.

Resolution - China and Tibet

In April of 2008, the House voted on a resolution calling on the Government of the Peoples Republic of China to end its crackdown in Tibet and to enter into a substantive dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama to find a negotiated solution that respects the distinctive language, culture, religious identity, and fundamental freedom of all Tibetans. The amendment passed 413-1. Peter King voted in favor of the resolution on China and Tibet.

Peter King voted in favor of the resolution on China and Tibet.

Resolution - Financial Services

Calling on the Government of the Peoples Republic of China to remove barriers to United States financial services firms doing business in China. The resolution passed 401-4. Peter King voted in favor of the resolution to remove barriers to financial services.

Peter King voted in favor of the resolution to remove barriers to financial services.

Resolution - Forced Labor Prisons

Calling on the international community to condemn the Laogai, the system of forced labor prison camps in the Peoples Republic of China, as a tool for suppression maintained by the Chinese Government. The resolution passed 413-1. Peter King voted in favor of the resolution on forced labor prisons.

Peter King voted in favor of the resolution on forced labor prisons.

Resolution - EU and Chinese Embargo

In February of 2005, the House voted on a resolution expressing the strong concern of the House of Representatives that the European Union may end its embargo against the Peoples Republic of China. The resolution passed 411-3. Peter King voted in favor of the resolution.

Peter King voted in favor of the resolution.

Resolution - Intellectual Property

In July of 2004, the House voted on a resolution urging the Government of the Peoples Republic of China to improve its protection of intellectual property rights, and for other purposes. The resolution passed 416-3. Peter King voted in favor of the resolution on intellectual property.

Peter King voted in favor of the resolution on intellectual property.

Resolution - Trade Agreements

To encourage the Peoples Republic of China to fulfill its commitments under international trade agreements, support the United States manufacturing sector, and establish monetary and financial market reforms. The resolution passed 411-1. Peter King voted in favor of the resolution on trade agreements.

Peter King voted in favor of the resolution on trade agreements.

Disapproving Normal Trade Relations for China

In July of 2001, the House voted on a resolution disapproving of establishing normal trade relations with China. The measure failed 269-259. Peter King voted in favor of the resolution to disapprove of normal trade relations with China.

Peter King voted in favor of the resolution to disapprove of normal trade relations with China.

To Authorize Extension of Nondiscriminatory Treatment (Normal Trade Relations Treatment) to the Peoples Republic of China

In May of 2000, the House voted on extending normal trade relations with China. The measure passed 237-197. Peter King voted against granting most favored nation status.

Peter King voted against granting most favored nation status.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-110; Bill Number-H Res 821; Prisoners of Conscience - Cosponsor

Condemns Communist China's discrimination, harassment, imprisonment, torture, and execution of its prisoners of conscience. Calls upon Communist China to release its prisoners of conscience. Urges the Administration to raise the issue of Communist China's prisoners of conscience in high-level diplomatic meetings with Communist Chinese officials.

Session-109; Bill Number-H Con Res 83; China and Human Rights - Cosponsor

Urging the appropriate representative of the United States to the 61st session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to introduce a resolution calling upon the Government of the People's Republic of China to end its human rights violations in China, and for other purposes.

Session-109; Bill Number-H Res 43; Arms Embargo - Cosponsor

Urging the European Council to continue to maintain its embargo on the sales of arms to the People's Republic of China.

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