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Title: U.S.-China Relations Act of 2000
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill to extend permanent normal trade relations to China.
- Grants China permanent normal trade relations (NTR) status with the United States when it becomes a full member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), ending annual review and approval of NTR.
- Establishes a Congressional-Executive Commission to ensure that China complies with internationally recognized human rights laws, meets labor standards and allows religious freedom.
- Establishes a task force to prohibit the importation of Chinese products that were made in forced labor camps or prisons.
- Calls for Taiwan's entry into the WTO as soon as China becomes a member.