Sens. Aim To Bar China From Government Contracts

Law360, New York (June 21, 2010, 2:07 PM EDT) -- Lawmakers led by Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., have authored a bill that would prohibit the U.S. government from spending federal funds on Chinese products or services, in an attempt to turn up the heat on China over alleged discriminatory indigenous procurement policies.

The senators introduced S. 3505, the China Fair Trade Act, on Thursday along with co-sponsors Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Russ Feingold, D-Wis.; and Bob Casey, D-Pa.

According to its sponsors, the bill is designed to plug loopholes in Buy American...
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