Virginia Foxx 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. Virginia Foxx voted in favor of the Currency Manipulation for fair Trade Act.

Virginia Foxx voted in favor of 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. Virginia Foxx voted in favor of the resolution.

Virginia Foxx 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. Virginia Foxx voted in favor of the resolution on China and Tibet.

Virginia Foxx 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. Virginia Foxx voted in favor of the resolution to remove barriers to financial services.

Virginia Foxx 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. Virginia Foxx voted in favor of the resolution on forced labor prisons.

Virginia Foxx 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. Virginia Foxx voted in favor of the resolution.

Virginia Foxx voted in favor of the resolution.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-110; Bill Number-H R 5668; Communist Chinese Olympic Accountability Act - Cosponsor

Prohibits any federal government official or employee from attending the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games held in Beijing, People's Republic of China, except for an individual who is a member of the U.S. Olympic Team or who is serving in a medical or security capacity on behalf of the Team.

Session-109; Bill Number-H R 1498; Chinese Currency Act of 2005 - Cosponsor

To clarify that exchange-rate manipulation by the People's Republic of China is actionable under the countervailing duty provisions and the product-specific safeguard mechanisms of the trade laws of the United States, and for other purposes.

Session-109; Bill Number-H R 1575; Chinese Currency Manipulation - Cosponsor

To authorize appropriate action if the negotiations with the People's Republic of China regarding China's undervalued currency and currency manipulation are not successful.

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