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Legislation Introduced or Passed in the 115th U.S. Congress

From 21 May through 3 June 2017, 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. 2728
Ruiz
25/05/2017 To require labelling of ingredients of cleaning products Referred to House Energy and Commerce and Education and the Workforce Committees
H.R. 2734
Slaughter
25/05/2017 To require the DOC to address the trade deficits between the U.S. and other countries Referred to House Ways and Means Committee
H.R. 2735
Smith
25/05/2017 To make certain footwear eligible for duty-free treatment under GSP Referred to House Ways and Means Committee
H.R. 2751
Higgins
26/05/2017 To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish U.S. Immigration and Customs and Enforcement Referred to House Judiciary, Homeland Security and Ways and Means Committees
H.R. 2756
Pascrell
26/05/2017 To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to strengthen trade enforcement Referred to House Rules and Ways and Means Committees
H.R. 2766
Kaptur
30/05/2017 To require that, in cases in which the annual trade deficit between the U.S. and another country is US$10,000,000,000 or more for three consecutive years, the president take the necessary steps to create a more balanced trading relationship with that country Referred to House Ways and Means Committee
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