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110 STAT. 2706 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 (6) Development by the People's Republic of China of capabilities for denial of sea control, such as advanced sea mines or improved submarine capabilities. (7) Continued development by the People's Republic of China of follow-on forces, particularly those capable of rapid air or amphibious assault. (c) SUBMISSION OF REPORT. —The report shall be submitted to Congress not later than February 1, 1997. SEC. 1306. PRESIDENTIAL REPORT REGARDING WEAPONS PRO- LIFERATION AND POLICIES OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. (a) FINDINGS.— The Congress finds that— (1) the People's Republic of China acceded to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (hereafter in this section referred to as the "NPT") on March 9, 1992; (2) the People's Republic of China is not a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group and remains the only major nuclear supplier that continues to transfer nuclear technology, equipment, and materials to countries that have not agreed to the application of safeguards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (hereafter in this section referred to as the "IAEA") over all of their nuclear materials; (3) on June 30, 1995, the United States and 29 other members of the Nuclear Suppliers Group notified the Director General of the IAEA that the Government of each respective country has decided that the controls of that Group should not be defeated by the transfer of component parts; (4) a state-owned entity in the People's Republic of China, the China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation, has knowingly transferred specially designed ring magnets to an unsafeguarded uranium enrichment facility in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan; (5) ring magnets are identified on the Trigger List of the Nuclear Suppliers Group as a component of magnetic suspension bearings which are to be exported only to countries that have safeguards of the IAEA over all of their nuclear materials; (6) these ring magnets could contribute significantly to the ability of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to produce additional unsafeguarded enriched uranium, a nuclear explosive material; (7) the Government of the People's Republic of China has transferred nuclear equipment and technology to the Islamic Republic of Iran, despite repeated claims by the Government of the United States that the Islamic Republic of Iran is engaged in clandestine efforts to acquire a nuclear explosive device; (8) representatives of the Government of the People's Republic of China have repeatedly assured the Government of the United States that the People's Republic of China would abide by the guidelines of the Missile Technology Control Regime (hereafter in this section referred to as the "MTCR"); (9) the Government of China has transferred M-11 missiles to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan; and (10) the M-11 missile conforms to the definition of a nuclear-capable missile under the MTCR. (b) SENSE OF THE CONGRESS.— I t is the sense of the Congress that—