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Legislation Introduced or Passed in the 114th U.S. Congress

From 3 through 17 April 2016, members of the U.S. Congress introduced and/or approved the following international trade-related bills that may have an impact on Hong Kong or mainland China.

Bill Number/
Sponsor
Date Introduced DescriptionAction
S. 1890
Hatch
29/07/2015Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016Approved by Senate 04/04/2016
H.R. 4935
Tsongas
13/04/2016To amend title 37, U.S. Code, to require compliance with domestic source requirements for footwear furnished to enlisted members of the Armed Forces upon their initial entry into the Armed ForcesReferred to House Armed Services Committee
H.R. 4927
DeLauro
13/04/2016To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to require congressional approval of determinations to revoke the designation of mainland China as a non-market economy country for purposes of that actReferred to House Rules Committee
H.R. 4923
Brady
13/04/2016To establish a process for the submission and consideration of petitions for temporary duty suspensions and reductionsReferred to House Ways and Means Committee
S. 2794
Hatch
13/04/2016To establish a process for the submission and consideration of petitions for temporary duty suspensions and reductionsReferred to Senate Finance Committee
H.R. 4951
Russell
14/04/2016To amend chapter 44 of title 18, U.S. Code, to allow the importation of certain foreign-manufactured firearms componentsReferred to House Judiciary Committee
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