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 A. 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
Boeing, William E Mr JrDefense aerospace contractors$1,10011/1/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Boeing, William E Mr JrDefense aerospace contractors$90011/1/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Somer, RachelFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$62511/1/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Miller, Douglas L MrEngineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$35011/3/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Fulp, Carol MsInsurance companies, brokers & agents$25011/9/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mcdonagh, EileenEnvironmental policy$2,10011/9/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mcdonagh, EileenEnvironmental policy$2,10011/9/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Taylor, Dwight MrEnvironmental policy$25011/14/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Goodwin, Richard H DrEnvironmental policy$25011/17/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Ackermann, MEnvironmental policy$50011/22/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Callahan, Bruce MrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$1,00011/22/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
James, William E MrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$1,00011/22/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Cole, Richard MrDefense aerospace contractors$30011/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Allen, William MrChemicals$50012/6/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mccarthy, Kevin MrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$1,10012/6/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mccarthy, Kevin MrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$90012/6/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mullen, Donald R Mr JrEnvironmental policy$1,00012/6/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Rigsby, David MrEnvironmental policy$1,00012/6/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Robinson, Jerry L MrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$1,00012/6/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Arnold, Louise C MrsEnvironmental policy$2,00012/8/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Boeing, William E Mr JrDefense aerospace contractors$1,00012/8/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Moloney, John M MrDefense aerospace contractors$25012/8/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Kolker, Ann F MsHealth & welfare policy$50012/9/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Main, Marjorie D MsEnvironmental policy$50012/13/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Kennedy, Dana MsLabor Unions$25012/15/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Nusbaum, Joseph MrChemicals$1,50012/15/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Lavigne, Angela B MsEnvironmental policy$50012/19/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Shoup, RobertDefense aerospace contractors$25012/21/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Dayton, Dorothy a MsEnvironmental policy$50012/22/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Hartt-Barbey, Anne MsEnvironmental policy$50012/28/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Uihlein, Lynde B MsEnvironmental policy$1,00012/28/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Whitman, Lois MsHuman Rights$1,00012/28/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Gwinn, Raymond M MrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$20012/29/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Armijo, Frank MrDefense aerospace contractors$25012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Arthur, William MrEnvironmental policy$25012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Booth, Paul MrState & local govt employee unions$50012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Brady, ThomasFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$25012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Carroll, Candace M MsEnvironmental policy$40012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Gardiner, David MrEnvironmental policy$25012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Gunn, Stephen MrCellular systems and equipment$25012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Harris, Steven CInsurance companies, brokers & agents$20012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Kaye, Howard MrInsurance companies, brokers & agents$2,00012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mccaw, Gwendolyn MsEnvironmental policy$2,00012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Milliken, Gerrish MrEnvironmental policy$1,00012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Nichols, Sara MsEnvironmental policy$1,00012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Romm, Joseph MrEnvironmental policy$1,00012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Schlickelsen, Rodger MrEnvironmental policy$80012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Schwartz, Jerome MrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$1,00012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Simon, Diane M MsEnvironmental policy$1,00012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Taylor, Dwight MrEnvironmental policy$25012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Weinberg, Stephen MrFinance, Insurance & Real Estate$30012/30/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Calaway, John MrEnvironmental policy$25012/31/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mccoy, Candice MsPharmaceutical manufacturing$50012/31/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Mckinstry, JoePharmaceutical manufacturing$50012/31/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Page, Carl MrEnvironmental policy$25012/31/05Maria CantwellDWAYes
Scott, Douglas MrEnvironmental policy$25012/31/05Maria 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, November 1, 2005 – December 31, 2005.
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$250$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
George AllenRVA$16,800$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$12,175$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$49,350$0Not Voting
Bob BennettRUT$2,000$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$9,750$4,200No
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$7,000$3,500No
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0No
Sam BrownbackRKS$500$2,500Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Conrad BurnsRMT$32,650$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$10,200$0No
Robert ByrdDWV$7,950$0No
Maria CantwellDWA$17,475$23,150Yes
Tom CarperDDE$19,500$1,500No
Lincoln ChafeeRRI$3,100$3,500Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$5,100$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$59,466$15,200Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$1,500$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$12,500$0Not Voting
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$0No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$9,565$6,500No
John CornynRTX$9,700$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$3,300$0Yes
Mark DaytonDMN$0$0No
Jim DeMintRSC$5,750$0Yes
Mike DeWineROH$21,550$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$0$0No
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$3,500$0No
Pete DomeniciRNM$2,000$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$0$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$2,500$1,000No
John EnsignRNV$6,000$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$500$0No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$6,875$3,000No
Bill FristRTN$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$1,000$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$2,600$0Not Voting
Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,400$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$20,200$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$6,600$0Yes
Jim JeffordsIVT$0$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$1,375$0No
Ted KennedyDMA$16,500$11,500Not Voting
John F. KerryDMA$400$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0No
Jon KylRAZ$58,650$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,000$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,000$0No
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0No
Joe LiebermanICT$33,950$17,000Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$1,000$0No
Chester Trent LottRMS$3,500$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$14,150$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$1,250$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$4,100$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,550$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,250$500Not Voting
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$200$0No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$3,500$1,000Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$13,750$6,250Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$49,000$3,250Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$0$5,000Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$7,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,500$2,500No
Harry ReidDNV$-1,000$-1,000No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$6,500$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$1,000No
Ken SalazarDCO$7,000$200Yes
Rick SantorumRPA$103,240$0Yes
Paul SarbanesDMD$0$0No
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0No
Jeff SessionsRAL$1,500$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$6,500$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$17,625$0No
Arlen SpecterDPA$4,600$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$6,875$12,700No
Ted StevensRAK$6,500$0Yes
John SununuRNH$5,000$0Yes
Jim TalentRMO$25,850$0Yes
Craig ThomasRWY$9,000$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$1,250$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$5,000$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$4,200$0No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$7,375
Defense aerospace contractors$4,050
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$2,450
Chemicals$2,000
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$1,000
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$350
Cellular systems and equipment$250
Aircraft manufacturers$0
Major (multinational) oil & gas producers$0
Farm bureaus$0
Construction & Public Works$0
International trade associations$0
Communications & Electronics$0
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$20,900
Human Rights$1,000
State & local govt employee unions$500
Health & welfare policy$500
Labor Unions$250
Other unions$0
General commercial unions$0
Consumer groups$0
Teamsters union$0
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