H.R. 5684 - Oman Free Trade Agreement

Oman, Free Trade - Trade. 109th Congress (2005-2006) View bill details
Sponsor:
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
Clark, DavidDefense aerospace contractors$2507/13/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Main, Marjorie D MsEnvironmental policy$5007/17/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mccoy, Candice MsPharmaceutical manufacturing$1,5007/17/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mccoy, Candice MsPharmaceutical manufacturing$5007/17/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Olver, Lisabeth MsDefense aerospace contractors$2507/17/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Gregerson, PaulDefense aerospace contractors$2507/18/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Hurd, J Elizabeth MsInsurance companies, brokers & agents$5007/19/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Sharer, Kevin MrPharmaceutical manufacturing$2,0007/20/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Bussard, Michael J MrInsurance companies, brokers & agents$5007/24/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mcavoy, Matt MrInsurance companies, brokers & agents$5007/24/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Roberts, Owen WEnvironmental policy$2507/24/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Daly, James R MrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$2007/25/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Casey, Kathleen C MsEnvironmental policy$5007/27/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Connelly, Serena MsChemicals$2507/27/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Finis, June MsInsurance companies, brokers & agents$5007/27/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Miller, SteeleInsurance companies, brokers & agents$2507/27/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Taylor, Beth LDefense aerospace contractors$2507/28/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Eisenstadt, Jeanne WEnvironmental policy$2007/31/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Gillord, ArthurDefense aerospace contractors$2507/31/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Van Hollebeke, DickInsurance companies, brokers & agents$2507/31/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Weiss, JeffreyEngineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$5007/31/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Arthur, William MrEnvironmental policy$2508/1/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Bank, Penny MsFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$2508/1/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Gatton, GailEnvironmental policy$2508/1/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Little, Janet MrsDefense aerospace contractors$1,7008/1/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Bergquist, ConnieInsurance companies, brokers & agents$-2,0008/9/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Keohane, Robert DrEnvironmental policy$2508/11/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Clement, Robert M MrEngineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$5008/14/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Gooden, Linda RDefense aerospace contractors$5008/14/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Grumbly, Thomas P MrDefense aerospace contractors$9008/14/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Hagen, Terence DEngineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$2508/14/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Higgins, Michael JEngineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$5008/14/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Martin, Craig LEngineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$5008/14/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mccarthy, Robert Mr JrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$2,1008/14/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mccarthy, Robert Mr JrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$2,1008/14/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Watson, Noel GEngineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$5008/14/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Arinijo, Frank MrDefense aerospace contractors$2008/18/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Berger, Bruce N MrEnvironmental policy$2,1008/18/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Eberlein, Susan J PhdEngineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$2008/18/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Stevens, GlynnDefense aerospace contractors$2008/18/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Keeler, Stephen MrDefense aerospace contractors$5008/21/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Booth, Paul MrState & local govt employee unions$2008/22/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Gwinn, Raymond M MrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$2008/22/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mauer, P Gerry MrInsurance companies, brokers & agents$2508/22/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Dayton, Dorothy a MsEnvironmental policy$3008/23/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Jackson, Wendy MsDefense aerospace contractors$2008/23/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Weinstock, Elizabeth BEnvironmental policy$2508/23/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Hinn, ScottDefense aerospace contractors$2508/24/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Main, Marjorie D MsEnvironmental policy$4008/25/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Wagner, Leanne MsPharmaceutical manufacturing$2508/25/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Pratt, Vera C MsEnvironmental policy$5008/29/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Cacy, Jeff MrDefense aerospace contractors$5008/30/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Ditmer, Bryan MrDefense aerospace contractors$5008/30/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Headley, TerryFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$7008/30/06Maria CantwellDWAYes
Yaissle, John R MrInsurance companies, brokers & agents$4508/30/06Maria 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, July 1, 2006 – August 31, 2006.
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$2,500$0Not Voting
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
George AllenRVA$43,350$1,000Yes
Max BaucusDMT$29,000$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$6,400$0Not Voting
Bob BennettRUT$1,000$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$7,950$0No
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$12,533$10No
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,000$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0No
Sam BrownbackRKS$2,500$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Conrad BurnsRMT$8,250$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$1,000$0No
Robert ByrdDWV$4,500$0No
Maria CantwellDWA$20,900$5,950Yes
Tom CarperDDE$10,950$5,000No
Lincoln ChafeeRRI$15,250$6,603Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,500$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$41,455$11,825Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$8,000$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$2,250$0Not Voting
Susan CollinsRME$2,000$0No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,950$0No
John CornynRTX$500$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$2,250$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$5,000$0Yes
Mark DaytonDMN$0$0No
Jim DeMintRSC$2,500$0Yes
Mike DeWineROH$73,400$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$13,400$0No
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$5,750$0No
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$4,225$0No
John EnsignRNV$11,000$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$5,500$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$900$500No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$9,500$3,100No
Bill FristRTN$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$3,348$1,500Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$3,000$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$3,049$550Not Voting
Orrin HatchRUT$49,800$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$9,750$250Yes
Jim InhofeROK$1,000$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,000$0Yes
Jim JeffordsIVT$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$1,250$1,000No
Ted KennedyDMA$1,000$460Not Voting
John KerryDMA$731$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$5,000$10No
Jon KylRAZ$39,850$1,500Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$5,500$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0No
Patrick LeahyDVT$1,250$250No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0No
Joe LiebermanICT$195,750$9,300Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$9,000$0No
Chester Trent LottRMS$6,200$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$1,000$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$1,000$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,300$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,000$2,700Not Voting
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$-1,000$1,500Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$24,300$1,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$27,600$7,310Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$6,000$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$14,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,000$0No
Harry ReidDNV$0$0No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$18,400$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0No
Ken SalazarDCO$2,500$200Yes
Rick SantorumRPA$41,481$500Yes
Paul SarbanesDMD$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0No
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$8,750$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$10,950$0No
Arlen SpecterDPA$11,700$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,250$10No
Ted StevensRAK$7,600$0Yes
John SununuRNH$8,000$0Yes
Jim TalentRMO$63,300$0Yes
Craig ThomasRWY$5,000$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$2,000$0Yes
David VitterRLA$1,000$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$19,100$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$3,000$0No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Defense aerospace contractors$6,700
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$5,550
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$4,250
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$2,950
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$1,200
Chemicals$250
Aircraft manufacturers$0
International trade associations$0
Cellular systems and equipment$0
Major (multinational) oil & gas producers$0
Farm bureaus$0
Construction & Public Works$0
Communications & Electronics$0
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$5,750
State & local govt employee unions$200
Teamsters union$0
Other unions$0
Human Rights$0
Labor Unions$0
General commercial unions$0
Consumer groups$0
Health & welfare policy$0
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