Bills in the 108th Congress
An amendment to prohibit the U.S. Trade Representative from expending funds made available in this Act for negotiating a Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) or a Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), that does not protect against piracy of copyrights; open markets for United States agricultural products, and high techonology and other manufactured exports, provides greater rights for foreign investors than Americans in the United States, and that does not require adoption and enforcement of the basic prohibitions on exploitative child labor, forced labor, and discrimination, and guarantee of the right to associate and bargain collectively.
Amends H.R. 2799
Jul 23, 2003: Mr. Kolbe raised a point of order against the Levin amendment (A016). Mr. Kolbe stated that the amendment sought to change existing law and constituted legislation in an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order. (consideration: CR H7337-7339)