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

From 11 through 23 July 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/
Date Introduced DescriptionAction
13/07/2016Resolution expressing support for the completion of President Obama's export control reform initiativeReferred to House Foreign Affairs Committee
H.R. 5845
14/07/2016To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish an excise tax on the production and importation of opioid pain relieversReferred to House Energy and Commerce Committee
H.R. 5895
14/07/2016To establish an improved regulatory process to prevent the introduction and establishment in the U.S. of injurious wildlifeReferred to House Budget Committee
H.R. 5900
14/07/2016To require compliant flame mitigation devices to be used on portable fuel containers for flammable liquidsReferred to House Energy and Commerce Committee
H.R. 5916
18/07/2016To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the label on certain menstrual products to include an ingredient listReferred to House Energy and Commerce Committee
H.R. 4768
16/03/2016Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016Approved by House 12/07/2016


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