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Title: China Nonproliferation Act
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to table an amendment that requires the U.S. to place sanctions on countries, including China, if they are selling weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).
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- Suspends U.S. assistance, military contacts and exchanges, and scientific, academic, and technical exchanges between the U.S. and the nation found selling WMDs.
- Denies access of U.S. capital markets to state-owned enterprises and companies owned or controlled by covered countries or nationals of covered countries.
- Requires the President to submit an annual report to Congress that identifies and monitors actions by nationals of covered countries known to produce WMDs.
NOTE: A SENATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.