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

From 19 September through 1 October 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 Description Action
H.R. 6111
Ryan
21/09/201 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a partial exclusion from the excise tax imposed on heavy trucks sold at retail for alternative fuel trucks Referred to House Ways and Means Committee
S. 3372
Cassidy
21/09/2016 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a partial exclusion from the excise tax imposed on heavy trucks sold at retail for alternative fuel trucks Referred to Senate Finance Committee
S. 3374
Nelson
21/09/2016 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a reduced excise tax rate for portable, electronically-aerated bait containers Referred to Senate Finance Committee
S. 3405
Daines
27/09/2016 To transfer certain items from the U.S. Munitions List to the Commerce Control List Referred to Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
H.R. 6241
DeSantis
28/09/2016 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for reciprocal marketing approval of certain drugs, biological products and devices that are authorised to be lawfully marketed abroad Referred to House Energy and Commerce Committee
S. 3412
Markey
28/09/2016 To ban the use of bisphenol A in food containers Referred to Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
H.R.
Meng
28/06/2016 To ban the use of bisphenol A in food containers and the replacement of BPA in such containers with unsafe alternatives Referred to House Energy and Commerce Committee
H.R. 2494
Royce
21/05/2015 Eliminate, Neutralise and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act of 2016 Presented to president 29/09/2016
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