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
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2001 For $3,500 Against $2,000
  2. March - April 2001 For $12,000 Against $0
  3. May - June 2001 For $14,155 Against $0
  4. July - August 2001 For $4,250 Against $1,000
  5. September - October 2001 For $900 Against $0
  6. November - December 2001 For $2,000 Against $600
  7. January - February 2002 For $9,200 Against $3,500
  8. March - April 2002 For $7,350 Against $1,250
  9. May - June 2002 For $500 Against $2,250
  10. July - August 2002 For $7,700 Against $0
  11. September - October 2002 For $0 Against $0
  12. November - December 2002 For $0 Against $0
  13. January - February 2003 For $0 Against $0
  14. March - April 2003 For $4,100 Against $1,500
  15. May - June 2003 For $7,700 Against $0
  16. July - August 2003 For $2,500 Against $0
  17. September - October 2003 For $1,500 Against $250
  18. November - December 2003 For $0 Against $0
  19. January - February 2004 For $1,500 Against $1,750
  20. March - April 2004 For $8,250 Against $500
  21. May - June 2004 For $1,450 Against $2,000
  22. July - August 2004 For $0 Against $2,000
  23. September - October 2004 For $550 Against $1,000
  24. November - December 2004 For $1,750 Against $2,000
  25. January - February 2005 For $9,950 Against $10,350
  26. March - April 2005 For $29,300 Against $16,950
  27. May - June 2005 For $23,200 Against $11,125
  28. July - August 2005 For $6,000 Against $2,450
  29. September - October 2005 For $6,500 Against $21,400
  30. November - December 2005 For $17,475 Against $23,150
  31. January - February 2006 For $4,600 Against $9,050
  32. March - April 2006 For $10,750 Against $15,640
  33. May - June 2006 For $19,200 Against $20,850
  34. July - August 2006 For $20,900 Against $5,950
  35. September - October 2006 For $21,850 Against $19,050
  36. November - December 2006 For $2,950 Against $1,250

Votes

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, January 1, 2001 – December 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$72,400$35,010Not Voting
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$266,000$8,500Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$293,781$5,000Yes
George AllenRVA$672,065$1,000Yes
Max BaucusDMT$624,045$29,349Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$553,885$23,000Not Voting
Bob BennettRUT$221,700$1,000Yes
Joe BidenDDE$178,375$4,250No
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$140,029$38,001No
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$548,420$3,449Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$139,942$248,799No
Sam BrownbackRKS$209,650$6,000Yes
Jim BunningRKY$350,674$0Yes
Conrad BurnsRMT$416,915$4,000Yes
Richard BurrRNC$695,599$18,000No
Robert ByrdDWV$107,150$40,750No
Maria CantwellDWA$263,530$178,815Yes
Tom CarperDDE$483,929$17,000No
Lincoln ChafeeRRI$179,723$80,629Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$365,976$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$781,521$205,680Yes
Tom CoburnROK$107,100$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$204,141$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$495,748$8,500Not Voting
Susan CollinsRME$286,244$5,550No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$361,915$40,000No
John CornynRTX$593,838$10,000Yes
Larry CraigRID$139,150$4,000Yes
Mike CrapoRID$208,857$0Yes
Mark DaytonDMN$4,500$4,500No
Jim DeMintRSC$454,817$0Yes
Mike DeWineROH$668,971$11,600Yes
Chris DoddDCT$852,027$49,100No
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$447,966$2,000No
Pete DomeniciRNM$215,670$1,000Yes
Byron DorganDND$208,031$54,000No
Dick DurbinDIL$185,957$51,200No
John EnsignRNV$335,016$6,000Yes
Mike EnziRWY$185,629$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$45,000$78,308No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$323,672$77,450No
Bill FristRTN$2,000$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$353,098$1,500Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$533,342$28,750Yes
Judd GreggRNH$326,200$9,000Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$203,283$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$214,245$65,721Not Voting
Orrin HatchRUT$475,450$12,600Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$418,195$8,433Yes
Jim InhofeROK$255,163$2,000Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$161,150$10,250No
Johnny IsaksonRGA$414,049$250Yes
Jim JeffordsIVT$11,150$6,500Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$217,359$80,133No
Ted KennedyDMA$228,750$65,020Not Voting
John KerryDMA$168,088$12,066Yes
Herb KohlDWI$4,200$0No
Jon KylRAZ$539,035$4,500Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$433,485$56,850Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$62,850$31,000No
Patrick LeahyDVT$64,200$7,050No
Carl LevinDMI$128,700$27,050No
Joe LiebermanICT$1,044,140$66,200Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$384,527$40,600No
Chester Trent LottRMS$148,898$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$275,107$8,450Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$454,845$16,250Yes
John McCainRAZ$118,900$7,750Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$384,675$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$835,090$119,760Not Voting
Barbara MikulskiDMD$202,474$23,650No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$318,109$5,250Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$318,330$152,549Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$615,910$19,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$534,099$81,755Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$395,275$156,492Yes
Mark PryorDAR$133,840$63,050Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$111,436$28,300No
Harry ReidDNV$312,060$84,898No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$199,778$1,500Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$130,800$30,050No
Ken SalazarDCO$115,755$187,163Yes
Rick SantorumRPA$1,188,598$4,500Yes
Paul SarbanesDMD$12,100$6,500No
Chuck SchumerDNY$583,813$82,248No
Jeff SessionsRAL$378,826$1,000Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$483,420$11,000Yes
Gordon SmithROR$346,684$4,000Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$170,885$21,900No
Arlen SpecterDPA$985,536$54,863Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$103,309$69,560No
Ted StevensRAK$331,249$21,000Yes
John SununuRNH$463,691$5,500Yes
Jim TalentRMO$908,300$11,550Yes
Craig ThomasRWY$103,749$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$521,874$0Yes
David VitterRLA$292,157$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$420,396$1,000Yes
John WarnerRVA$204,269$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$176,150$24,000No

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$76,625
Defense aerospace contractors$62,300
Cellular systems and equipment$29,705
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$28,950
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$25,600
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$18,050
Aircraft manufacturers$12,650
Chemicals$5,750
Communications & Electronics$3,100
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$300
Major (multinational) oil & gas producers$250
International trade associations$250
Farm bureaus$0
Construction & Public Works$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$167,665
Health & welfare policy$4,250
Other unions$3,500
State & local govt employee unions$1,400
Human Rights$1,000
Labor Unions$1,000
Teamsters union$0
General commercial unions$0
Consumer groups$0
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