H.R. 5684 - Oman Free Trade Agreement

Oman, Free Trade - Trade. 109th Congress (2005-2006) View bill details
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Summary:
To implement the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on September 19, 2006.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 62 voted NO: 32
6 voted present/not voting

Oman Free Trade Agreement

H.R. 5684 — 109th Congress (2005–2006)

Keywords
Oman, Free Trade
Summary
To implement the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement. (by CRS)
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Title
To implement the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement.
Other Titles
  • United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
  • United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Sponsor
John Boehner
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Trade
  • Administrative remedies
  • Budgets
  • Business
  • Clothing
  • Congress
  • Congress and foreign policy
  • Customs administration
  • Executive departments
  • Finance
  • Foreign policy
  • Free trade
  • Government trust funds
  • Governmental investigations
  • Import relief
  • International affairs
  • Law
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • Oman
  • President and foreign policy
  • Presidents
  • Tariff
  • Tariff preferences
  • Textile fabrics
  • Trade agreements
  • U.S. International Trade Commission
  • User charges
  • Valuation
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/26/2006
Referred to Committee
Passed House7/20/2006
Passed Senate9/19/2006
Signed by President9/26/2006
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 5684 To implement the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement7/20/2006This bill PASSED the House
221 voted YES 205 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn Passage - Senate - H.R. 56849/19/2006This bill PASSED the Senate
62 voted YES 32 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/26/2006
6/26/2006Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
7/17/2006Reported by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 109-574.
Put on a legislative calendar7/17/2006Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 328.
7/19/2006Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 925 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5684 with 2 hours of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. During consideration of H.R. 5684 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker in consonance with section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974.
7/20/2006The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage7/20/2006On Passage - House - H.R. 5684 To implement the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement
7/21/2006Rule H. Res. 925 passed House.
7/21/2006Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 925.
7/21/2006Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5684 with 2 hours of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. During consideration of H.R. 5684 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question, the Chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to a time designated by the Speaker in consonance with section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974.
7/21/2006DEBATE - The House proceeded with two hours of debate on H.R. 5684.
7/21/2006Received in the Senate.
Put on a legislative calendar8/01/2006Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 565.
9/15/2006Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
9/19/2006Considered by Senate.
9/19/2006Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President9/19/2006Cleared for White House.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/19/2006On Passage - Senate - H.R. 5684
Presented to President9/21/2006Presented to President.
Signed9/26/2006Signed by President.
Enacted9/26/2006Became Public Law No: 109-283.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
ContributorInterest groupAmountDatesort iconSenate memberPartyStateVote
Brown, LesterEnvironmental policy$5003/18/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mercy, SueFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$5003/22/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
Fitzpatrick, StanleyDefense aerospace contractors$5003/25/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
Abrams, PaulPharmaceutical manufacturing$2,0003/26/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
Quinlivan, JohnDefense aerospace contractors$5004/8/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
Grinstein, CarolynFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$1,0004/14/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
Jardine, PamelaInsurance companies, brokers & agents$2504/18/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
Youakim, AdelPharmaceutical manufacturing$2504/20/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
Grinstein, Keith DCellular systems and equipment$1,5004/22/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
Grinstein, Keith DCellular systems and equipment$5004/22/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
Desroche, RobertDefense aerospace contractors$1,0004/23/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
Ashton, William LPharmaceutical manufacturing$2504/30/04Maria CantwellDWAYes
9 Organizations Supported and 10 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act: On Passage - Senate - H.R. 5684

9 organizations supported this bill

American International Group
Davis, Ian and Diana Keegan and Lisa Schroeter (n.d.). Background on the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from NFTC.
Boeing
Davis, Ian and Diana Keegan and Lisa Schroeter (n.d.). Background on the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from NFTC.
Coca-Cola Company
Davis, Ian and Diana Keegan and Lisa Schroeter (n.d.). Background on the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from NFTC.
Dow Chemical Company
Davis, Ian and Diana Keegan and Lisa Schroeter (n.d.). Background on the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from NFTC.
Fluor Corporation
Davis, Ian and Diana Keegan and Lisa Schroeter (n.d.). Background on the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from NFTC.
National Foreign Trade Council
Davis, Ian and Diana Keegan and Lisa Schroeter (n.d.). Background on the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from NFTC.
Occidental Petroleum
Davis, Ian and Diana Keegan and Lisa Schroeter (n.d.). Background on the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from NFTC.
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Davis, Ian and Diana Keegan and Lisa Schroeter (n.d.). Background on the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from NFTC.
QUALCOMM
Davis, Ian and Diana Keegan and Lisa Schroeter (n.d.). Background on the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from NFTC.

10 organizations opposed this bill

AFL-CIO
Oman Coalition (2006, June 20). Sign-On Letter Against Oman FTA. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from Oman Coalition.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Oman Coalition (2006, June 20). Sign-On Letter Against Oman FTA. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from Oman Coalition.
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Oman Coalition (2006, June 20). Sign-On Letter Against Oman FTA. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from Oman Coalition.
Citizens Trade Campaign
Oman Coalition (2006, June 20). Sign-On Letter Against Oman FTA. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from Oman Coalition.
Development Group For Alternative Policies
Oman Coalition (2006, June 20). Sign-On Letter Against Oman FTA. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from Oman Coalition.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Oman Coalition (2006, June 20). Sign-On Letter Against Oman FTA. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from Oman Coalition.
Public Citizen
Oman Coalition (2006, June 20). Sign-On Letter Against Oman FTA. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from Oman Coalition.
Sierra Club
Oman Coalition (2006, June 20). Sign-On Letter Against Oman FTA. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from AFL-CIO.
U.S. Business & Industry Council
Kearns, Kevin L. (2006, June 28). Letter to Senators . Retrieved November 17, 2010, from USBIC.
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Oman Coalition (2006, June 20). Sign-On Letter Against Oman FTA. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from AFL-CIO.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Maria Cantwell, who voted YES, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, March 1, 2004 – April 30, 2004.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Not Voting
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$7,000$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
George AllenRVA$3,000$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$5,000$1,999Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$11,650$6,000Not Voting
Bob BennettRUT$1,750$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$1,500$0No
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$1,000$0No
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$59,000$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$5,300$16,037No
Sam BrownbackRKS$9,000$2,500Yes
Jim BunningRKY$35,750$0Yes
Conrad BurnsRMT$-1,000$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$39,500$4,000No
Robert ByrdDWV$0$0No
Maria CantwellDWA$8,250$500Yes
Tom CarperDDE$10,500$0No
Lincoln ChafeeRRI$200$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$3,500$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$6,500$9,445Yes
Tom CoburnROK$250$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$5,000$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$3,000$0Not Voting
Susan CollinsRME$3,500$0No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$15,300$1,000No
John CornynRTX$7,250$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$23,750$0Yes
Mark DaytonDMN$1,750$500No
Jim DeMintRSC$24,050$0Yes
Mike DeWineROH$2,000$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$23,050$4,500No
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$5,500$0No
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$9,998$500No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0No
John EnsignRNV$8,500$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$-750$7,650No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,747$1,000No
Bill FristRTN$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$4,250$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$24,200$3,000Yes
Judd GreggRNH$33,000$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$200$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$0Not Voting
Orrin HatchRUT$2,250$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,000$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$19,300$0No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$22,000$250Yes
Jim JeffordsIVT$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$1,000$0No
Ted KennedyDMA$4,750$0Not Voting
John KerryDMA$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0No
Jon KylRAZ$21,000$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$1,500$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$500$500No
Patrick LeahyDVT$1,250$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$1,000No
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$59,818$4,800No
Chester Trent LottRMS$2,000$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$17,750$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$35,050$12,000Yes
John McCainRAZ$750$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,000$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$67,000$500Not Voting
Barbara MikulskiDMD$11,000$3,250No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$24,900$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$18,900$10,300Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$37,305$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$8,950$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$29,330$43,391Yes
Mark PryorDAR$0$500Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0No
Harry ReidDNV$29,250$12,250No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,000$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$3,000$0No
Ken SalazarDCO$4,000$14,750Yes
Rick SantorumRPA$31,850$0Yes
Paul SarbanesDMD$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,000$500No
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,500$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$4,500$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$4,000$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0No
Arlen SpecterDPA$99,725$3,750Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$500No
Ted StevensRAK$0$0Yes
John SununuRNH$8,250$0Yes
Jim TalentRMO$0$0Yes
Craig ThomasRWY$-1,000$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$26,800$0Yes
David VitterRLA$22,450$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$21,126$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$6,500$0No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$2,500
Cellular systems and equipment$2,000
Defense aerospace contractors$2,000
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$1,500
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$250
Aircraft manufacturers$0
Chemicals$0
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$0
Major (multinational) oil & gas producers$0
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$0
Farm bureaus$0
Communications & Electronics$0
Construction & Public Works$0
International trade associations$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$500
Teamsters union$0
Other unions$0
Human Rights$0
Labor Unions$0
State & local govt employee unions$0
Consumer groups$0
General commercial unions$0
Health & welfare policy$0
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