Executive Agreement Nafta


Executive Agreement Nafta

Before sending it to the U.S. Senate, Clinton added two side agreements, the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation (NAALC) and the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC), to protect workers and the environment and allay the concerns of many members of the House of Representatives. The United States required its partners to comply with environmental practices and regulations similar to its own. [Citation required] After much emotional reflection and discussion, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the North American Free Trade Agreement Act (234-200) on November 17, 1993. Among the supporters of the deal were 132 Republicans and 102 Democrats. The law passed the Senate on 20 November 1993 with 61 to 38. [21] The Senate supporters were 34 Republicans and 27 Democrats…