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Vote number 2000-228 Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China
on May 24, 2000 regarding bill HR 4444 Bill sponsored by Archer, R-TX
Results: Bill passed: FOR: 237; AGAINST: 197

Vote to give permanent Normal Trade Relations [NTR] status to China. Currently, NTR status for China is debated and voted on annually. The measure contains provisions designed to protect the United States from Chinese import surges and the administration would have to report annually on China's compliance with the trade agreement. The bill establishes a commission to monitor human rights, labor standards and religious freedom in China.

Categorized under Foreign Policy

Voting Y counts for 2 points on VoteMatch question 13: Support & Expand Free Trade.



Democrats voting on 2000-228

Neil Abercrombie NOHawaii Democrat (Resigned 2010)
Gary Ackerman YESNew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Tom Allen YESMaine Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Rob Andrews NONew Jersey Democrat
Joe Baca NOCalifornia Democrat
Brian Baird YESWashington Democrat (until 2010)
John Baldacci NOMaine Democrat
Tammy Baldwin NOWisconsin Democrat
James Barcia NOMichigan Democrat
Tom Barrett NOWisconsin Democrat
Xavier Becerra YESCalifornia Democrat
Ken Bentsen YESTexas Democrat
Shelley Berkley NONevada Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Howard Berman NOCalifornia Democrat
Rod Blagojevich NOIllinois Democrat
Earl Blumenauer YESOregon Democrat
David Bonior NOMichigan Democrat
Robert Borski NOPennsylvania Democrat
Leonard Boswell YESIowa Democrat
Rick Boucher NOVirginia Democrat (until 2010)
Robert Brady NOPennsylvania Democrat
Corrine Brown NOFlorida Democrat
Sherrod Brown NOOhio Democrat
Lois Capps YESCalifornia Democrat
Michael Capuano NOMassachusetts Democrat
Benjamin Cardin YESMaryland Democrat
Julia Carson YESIndiana Democrat (Deceased 2008)
Eva Clayton NONorth Carolina Democrat (Until 2004)
Bob Clement NOTennessee Democrat
James Clyburn NOSouth Carolina Democrat
Gary Condit NOCalifornia Democrat
John Conyers NOMichigan Democrat
Jerry Costello NOIllinois Democrat
William Coyne NOPennsylvania Democrat
Bud Cramer YESAlabama Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Joseph Crowley NONew York Democrat
Elijah Cummings NOMaryland Democrat
Pat Danner NOMissouri Democrat
Danny Davis NOIllinois Democrat
Jim Davis YESFlorida Democrat
Peter Defazio NOOregon Democrat
Diana DeGette YESColorado Democrat
Bill Delahunt NOMassachusetts Democrat (until 2010)
Rosa DeLauro NOConnecticut Democrat
Peter Deutsch NOFlorida Democrat (Until 2004)
Norm Dicks YESWashington Democrat
John Dingell NOMichigan Democrat
Julian Dixon YESCalifornia Democrat
Lloyd Doggett YESTexas Democrat
Cal Dooley YESCalifornia Democrat (Until 2004)
Mike Doyle NOPennsylvania Democrat
Chet Edwards YESTexas Democrat (until 2010)
Eliot Engel NONew York Democrat/Liberal
Anna Eshoo YESCalifornia Democrat
Bob Etheridge YESNorth Carolina Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Lane Evans NOIllinois Democrat
Sam Farr NOCalifornia Democrat
Chaka Fattah NOPennsylvania Democrat
Bob Filner NOCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011)
Harold Ford YESTennessee Democrat
Barney Frank NOMassachusetts Democrat
Martin Frost YESTexas Democrat (Until 2004)
Sam Gejdenson NOConnecticut Democrat
Dick Gephardt NOMissouri Democrat (Until 2004)
Bart Gordon NOTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Gene Green NOTexas Democrat
Luis Gutierrez NOIllinois Democrat
Ralph Moody Hall YESTexas Democrat
Tony Hall NOOhio Democrat (until 2002)
Alcee Hastings NOFlorida Democrat
Baron Hill YESIndiana Democrat (until 2010)
Earl Hilliard NOAlabama Democrat
Maurice Hinchey NONew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Ruben Hinojosa YESTexas Democrat
Joseph Hoeffel NOPennsylvania Democrat (Until 2004)
Tim Holden NOPennsylvania Democrat
Rush Holt NONew Jersey Democrat
Darlene Hooley YESOregon Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Steny Hoyer YESMaryland Democrat
Jay Inslee YESWashington Democrat
Jesse Louis Jackson NOIllinois Democrat
Sheila Jackson Lee YESTexas Democrat
William Jefferson YESLouisiana Democrat
Chris John YESLouisiana Democrat (Until 2004)
Eddie Bernice Johnson YESTexas Democrat
Stephanie Tubbs Jones NOOhio Democrat (Deceased, 2008)
Paul Kanjorski NOPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
Marcy Kaptur NOOhio Democrat
Patrick Kennedy NORhode Island Democrat (until 2010)
Dale Kildee NOMichigan Democrat
Carolyn Kilpatrick NOMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
Ron Kind YESWisconsin Democrat
Jerry Kleczka NOWisconsin Democrat (Until 2004)
Ron Klink NOPennsylvania Democrat
Dennis Kucinich NOOhio Democrat
John LaFalce YESNew York Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004
Nicholas Lampson NOTexas Democrat (Unseated 2008)
John Larson NOConnecticut Democrat
Barbara Lee NOCalifornia Democrat
Sander Levin YESMichigan Democrat
John Lewis NOGeorgia Democrat
William Lipinski NOIllinois Democrat (Until 2004)
Zoe Lofgren YESCalifornia Democrat
Nita Lowey YESNew York Democrat
Ken Lucas YESKentucky Democrat (Until 2004)
Bill Luther NOMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Carolyn Maloney YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Jim Maloney NOConnecticut Democrat (retired)
Ed Markey NOMassachusetts Democrat
Frank Mascara NOPennsylvania Democrat
Robert Matsui YESCalifornia Democrat (deceased)
Carolyn McCarthy NONew York Dem./Ind./Working-Families
Karen McCarthy NOMissouri Democrat (Until 2004)
Jim McDermott YESWashington Democrat
Jim McGovern NOMassachusetts Democrat
Mike McIntyre NONorth Carolina Democrat
Cynthia McKinney NOGeorgia Democrat
Michael McNulty NONew York Dem./Cons. (Retiring 2008)
Marty Meehan YESMassachusetts Democrat (Retired 2007)
Carrie Meek NOFlorida Democrat (retired 2002)
Gregory Meeks YESNew York Dem./Working-Families
Robert Menendez NONew Jersey Democrat
Juanita Millender-McDonald NOCalifornia Democrat
George Miller NOCalifornia Democrat
David Minge YESMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Patsy Mink NOHawaii Democrat
Joe Moakley NOMassachusetts Democrat
Alan Mollohan NOWest Virginia Democrat
Dennis Moore YESKansas Democrat (until 2010)
James Moran YESVirginia Democrat
John Murtha NOPennsylvania Democrat (Deceased Feb. 2010)
Jerrold Nadler NONew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families
Grace Napolitano NOCalifornia Democrat
Richard Neal YESMassachusetts Democrat
James Oberstar NOMinnesota Dem./Farmer/Labor (until 2010)
David Obey NOWisconsin Democrat (until 2010)
John Olver NOMassachusetts Democrat
Solomon Ortiz YESTexas Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Major Owens NONew York Democrat (until 2007)
Frank Pallone NONew Jersey Democrat
Bill Pascrell NONew Jersey Democrat
Ed Pastor NOArizona Democrat
Donald Payne NONew Jersey Democrat
Nancy Pelosi NOCalifornia Democrat
Collin Peterson NOMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
David Phelps NOIllinois Democrat
Owen Pickett YESVirginia Democrat
Earl Pomeroy YESNorth Dakota Democrat (until 2010)
David Eugene Price YESNorth Carolina Democrat
Nick Rahall NOWest Virginia Democrat
Silvestre Reyes YESTexas Democrat
Lynn Nancy Rivers NOMichigan Democrat
Ciro Rodriguez NOTexas Democrat (until 2010)
Tim Roemer YESIndiana Democrat
Steven Rothman NONew Jersey Democrat
Lucille Roybal-Allard NOCalifornia Democrat
Bobby Rush NOIllinois Democrat
Martin Sabo NOMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Loretta Sanchez NOCalifornia Democrat
Max Sandlin YESTexas Democrat (Until 2004)
Tom Sawyer YESOhio Democrat
Jan Schakowsky NOIllinois Democrat
Bobby Scott NOVirginia Democrat
Jose Serrano YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Brad Sherman NOCalifornia Democrat
Ronnie Shows NOMississippi Democrat
Norman Sisisky NOVirginia Democrat
Ike Skelton YESMissouri Democrat (until 2010)
Louise Slaughter NONew York Democrat
David Adam Smith YESWashington Democrat
John Spratt NOSouth Carolina Democrat (until 2010)
Debbie Stabenow NOMichigan Democrat
Pete Stark NOCalifornia Democrat
Charles Stenholm YESTexas Democrat
Ted Strickland NOOhio Democrat
Bart Stupak NOMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
John Tanner YESTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Gene Taylor NOMississippi Democrat (until 2010)
Bennie Thompson NOMississippi Democrat
Mike Thompson YESCalifornia Democrat
John Tierney NOMassachusetts Democrat
Ed Towns NONew York Democrat/Liberal
Jim Traficant NOOhio Democrat
Jim Turner YESTexas Democrat (Until 2004)
Mark Udall NOColorado Democrat (Senate 2008)
Tom Udall NONew Mexico Democrat (Senate 2008)
Nydia Velazquez NONew York Democrat/Working-Families
Bruce Vento NOMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Peter Visclosky NOIndiana Democrat
Maxine Waters NOCalifornia Democrat
Mel Watt NONorth Carolina Democrat
Henry Waxman YESCalifornia Democrat
Anthony Weiner YESNew York Democrat (Resigned 2011)
Robert Wexler NOFlorida Democrat (resigned Jan. 2010)
Robert Weygand NORhode Island Democrat
Bob Wise NOWest Virginia Democrat
Lynn Woolsey NOCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012)
David Wu NOOregon Democrat
Albert Wynn NOMaryland Democrat (Unseated 2008)



Republicans voting on 2000-228

Robert Aderholt NOAlabama Republican
Bill Archer YESTexas Republican
Dick Armey YESTexas Republican
Spencer Bachus YESAlabama Republican
Richard Hugh Baker YESLouisiana Republican (Resigned 2008)
Cass Ballenger YESNorth Carolina Republican
Bob Barr NOGeorgia Republican
Bill Barrett YESNebraska Republican
Roscoe Bartlett NOMaryland Republican
Joe Linus Barton NOTexas Republican
Charlie Bass YESNew Hampshire Republican
Herb Bateman YESVirginia Republican
Doug Bereuter YESNebraska Republican (Until 2004)
Judy Biggert YESIllinois Republican
Brian Bilbray YESCalifornia Republican
Michael Bilirakis NOFlorida Republican
Tom Bliley YESVirginia Republican
Roy Blunt YESMissouri Republican (until 2010)
Sherry Boehlert YESNew York Republican/Independence
John Boehner YESOhio Republican
Henry Bonilla YESTexas Republican
Mary Bono YESCalifornia Republican
Kevin Brady YESTexas Republican
Ed Bryant YESTennessee Republican
Richard Burr NONorth Carolina Republican (Until 2004)
Dan Burton NOIndiana Republican
Steve Buyer NOIndiana Republican (until 2010)
Sonny Callahan YESAlabama Republican
Ken Calvert YESCalifornia Republican
Dave Camp YESMichigan Republican
Tom Campbell YESCalifornia Republican (Retired)
Chris Cannon YESUtah Republican
Steve Chabot YESOhio Republican
Saxby Chambliss YESGeorgia Republican (Until 2004)
Helen Chenoweth NOIdaho Republican
John Howard Coble NONorth Carolina Republican
Tom Coburn NOOklahoma Republican (Until 2004)
Mac Collins NOGeorgia Republican
Larry Combest YESTexas Republican
Merrill Cook NOUtah Republican
John Cooksey YESLouisiana Republican
Christopher Cox YESCalifornia Republican
Philip Crane YESIllinois Republican (Until 2004)
Barbara Cubin YESWyoming Republican (Retiring 2008)
Duke Cunningham YESCalifornia Republican
Tom Davis YESVirginia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Nathan Deal NOGeorgia Republican (Resigned 2010)
Tom DeLay YESTexas Republican
Jim DeMint YESSouth Carolina Republican (Until 2004)
Jay Dickey YESArkansas Republican
John Doolittle YESCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008)
David Dreier YESCalifornia Republican
Jimmy Duncan NOTennessee Republican
Jennifer Dunn YESWashington Republican (Until 2004)
Vernon Ehlers YESMichigan Republican (until 2010)
Robert Ehrlich NOMaryland Republican
Jo Ann Emerson YESMissouri Republican
Phil English YESPennsylvania Republican (Unseated 2008)
Terry Everett YESAlabama Republican (Retiring 2008)
Thomas Ewing YESIllinois Republican
Ernie Fletcher YESKentucky Republican
Mark Foley YESFlorida Republican
Michael Forbes NONew York Republican (retired)
Vito Fossella YESNew York Rep./Cons. (Unseated 2008)
Robert Franks YESNew Jersey Republican
Rodney Frelinghuysen YESNew Jersey Republican
Elton Gallegly YESCalifornia Republican
Greg Ganske YESIowa Republican
George Gekas YESPennsylvania Republican
Jim Gibbons NONevada Republican
Wayne Gilchrest YESMaryland Republican (Unseated 2008)
Paul Gillmor YESOhio Republican (Deceased 2007)
Benjamin Gilman NONew York Republican
Virgil Goode NOVirginia Republican (Unseated 2008)
Bob Goodlatte YESVirginia Republican
Bill Goodling NOPennsylvania Republican
Porter Goss YESFlorida Republican (Until 2004)
Lindsey Graham NOSouth Carolina Republican
Kay Granger YESTexas Republican
Mark Green YESWisconsin Republican
Jim Greenwood YESPennsylvania Republican (Until 2004)
Gil Gutknecht YESMinnesota Republican
James Hansen YESUtah Republican
Denny Hastert YESIllinois Republican (Retired 2007)
Doc Hastings YESWashington Republican
Robin Hayes NONorth Carolina Republican (Unseated 2008)
J.D. Hayworth NOArizona Republican (until 2007)
Joel Hefley NOColorado Republican
Wally Herger YESCalifornia Republican
Rick Hill YESMontana Republican
Van Hilleary YESTennessee Republican
Dave Hobson YESOhio Republican (Retiring 2008)
Peter Hoekstra NOMichigan Republican (until 2010)
Steve Horn NOCalifornia Republican
John Hostettler NOIndiana Republican
Amo Houghton YESNew York Republican/Conservative
Kenny Hulshof YESMissouri Republican (Governor 2008)
Duncan Hunter NOCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Asa Hutchinson YESArkansas Republican
Henry Hyde YESIllinois Republican
Johnny Isakson YESGeorgia Republican (Until 2004)
Ernest Istook YESOklahoma Republican
Bill Jenkins YESTennessee Republican (Retired 2006)
Nancy Lee Johnson YESConnecticut Republican
Sam Johnson YESTexas Republican
Walter Beaman Jones NONorth Carolina Republican
John Kasich YESOhio Republican
Sue Kelly YESNew York Republican (until 2007)
Peter King NONew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life
Jack Kingston NOGeorgia Republican
Joe Knollenberg YESMichigan Republican (Unseated 2008)
Jim Kolbe YESArizona Republican
Steven Kuykendall YESCalifornia Republican
Ray LaHood YESIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008)
Steve Largent YESOklahoma Republican
Tom Latham YESIowa Republican
Steven LaTourette NOOhio Republican
Rick Lazio YESNew York Republican/Cons.
Jim Leach YESIowa Republican
Jerry Lewis YESCalifornia Republican
Ron Lewis YESKentucky Republican (Retiring 2008)
Frank LoBiondo NONew Jersey Republican
Frank Dean Lucas YESOklahoma Republican
Donald Manzullo YESIllinois Republican
Marty Martinez YESCalifornia Republican
Bill McCollum YESFlorida Republican (Until 2001)
Jim McCrery YESLouisiana Republican (Retiring 2008)
John McHugh YESNew York Republican/Conservative
Scott McInnis YESColorado Republican (Until 2004)
David McIntosh YESIndiana Republican
Buck McKeon YESCalifornia Republican
Jack Metcalf NOWashington Republican
John Mica NOFlorida Republican
Dan Miller YESFlorida Republican (retired)
Gary Miller YESCalifornia Republican
Jerry Moran YESKansas Republican (until 2010)
Connie Morella YESMaryland Republican
Sue Myrick YESNorth Carolina Republican
George Nethercutt YESWashington Republican (Until 2004)
Bob Ney NOOhio Republican
Anne Meagher Northup YESKentucky Republican
Charlie Norwood NOGeorgia Republican
Jim Nussle YESIowa Republican
Doug Ose YESCalifornia Republican
Michael Oxley YESOhio Republican
Ron Packard YESCalifornia Republican
Ron Paul NOTexas Republican
Ed Pease YESIndiana Republican
John Peterson YESPennsylvania Republican (Retired 2008)
Tom Petri YESWisconsin Republican
Joseph Pitts YESPennsylvania Republican
Richard Pombo NOCalifornia Republican
John Porter YESIllinois Republican (retired)
Rob Portman YESOhio Republican
Deborah Pryce YESOhio Republican
Jack Quinn NONew York Republican/Ind./Cons.
Jim Ramstad YESMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008)
Ralph Regula YESOhio Republican (Retiring 2008)
Thomas Reynolds YESNew York Republican (Retiring 2008)
Bob Riley NOAlabama Republican
James Rogan YESCalifornia Republican
Hal Rogers NOKentucky Republican
Dana Rohrabacher NOCalifornia Republican
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen NOFlorida Republican
Marge Roukema YESNew Jersey Republican
Ed Royce YESCalifornia Republican
Paul Ryan YESWisconsin Republican
Jim Ryun YESKansas Republican
Matt Salmon YESArizona Republican
Mark Sanford NOSouth Carolina Republican Former (-2000)
Jim Saxton NONew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008)
Bob Schaffer YESColorado Republican
James Sensenbrenner NOWisconsin Republican
Pete Sessions YESTexas Republican
John Shadegg YESArizona Republican
Clay Shaw YESFlorida Republican
Christopher Shays YESConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008)
Don Sherwood YESPennsylvania Republican
John Shimkus YESIllinois Republican
Bud Shuster YESPennsylvania Rep. (resigned 3/3/2001)
Mike Simpson YESIdaho Republican
Christopher Smith NONew Jersey Republican
Lamar Smith YESTexas Republican
Nick Smith YESMichigan Republican (Until 2004)
Mark Souder NOIndiana Republican (until 2010)
Floyd Spence NOSouth Carolina Republican
Cliff Stearns NOFlorida Republican
John Sununu YESNew Hampshire Republican
John Sweeney YESNew York Republican/Conservative
Jim Talent YESMissouri Republican
Tom Tancredo NOColorado Republican
Billy Tauzin YESLouisiana Republican (Until 2004)
Charles Taylor NONorth Carolina Republican
Lee Terry YESNebraska Republican
Bill Thomas YESCalifornia Republican
Mac Thornberry YESTexas Republican
John Thune YESSouth Dakota Republican
Todd Tiahrt YESKansas Republican (until 2010)
Pat Toomey YESPennsylvania Republican (Until 2004)
Fred Upton YESMichigan Republican
David Vitter YESLouisiana Republican (Until 2004)
Greg Walden YESOregon Republican
Jim Walsh YESNew York Rep./Ind. (Retiring 2008)
Zach Wamp NOTennessee Republican (until 2010)
Wes Watkins YESOklahoma Republican
J.C. Watts YESOklahoma Republican
Curt Weldon YESPennsylvania Republican
Dave Weldon NOFlorida Republican (Retiring 2008)
Jerry Weller YESIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008)
Ed Whitfield YESKentucky Republican
Roger Wicker YESMississippi Republican (Senate 2008)
Heather Wilson YESNew Mexico Republican (Senate 2008)
Frank Wolf NOVirginia Republican
Bill Young YESFlorida Republican
Don Young NOAlaska Republican



Independents voting on 2000-228

Marion Berry YESArkansas Former Democrat (until 2010)
Sanford Bishop YESGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010)
Allen Boyd YESFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
Charles Canady YESFlorida Former GOP
Michael Castle YESDelaware Former GOP (until 2010)
Lincoln Diaz-Balart NOFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
Tillie Fowler YESFlorida Former GOP
Tom Lantos NOCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2008)
John Linder YESGeorgia Former GOP (until 2010)
George Radanovich YESCalifornia Former GOP (until 2010)
Bernie Sanders NOVermont Independent
Joe Skeen YESNew Mexico Former Republican
Vic Snyder YESArkansas Former Democrat (until 2010)
Bob Stump YESArizona Former GOP (until 2010)
Ellen Tauscher YESCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009)
Karen Thurman YESFlorida Former Democrat