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

From 16 through 29 July 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 DescriptionAction
H.R. 3337
DeLauro
20/07/2017To ban meat and poultry products processed in mainland China from school lunchesReferred to House Education and the Workforce Committee
H.R. 3367
Higgins
24/07/2017To terminate the prohibitions on the exportation and importation of natural gasReferred to House committees on Energy and Commerce and Foreign Affairs
H.R. 3377
Farenthold
25/07/2017To prohibit importation of seafood products of countries that do not prohibit the practice of shark finningReferred to House Ways and Means Committee
H.R. 3477
Hudson
27/07/2017To deem the compliance date for amended energy conservation standards for ceiling fan light kits to be 21 January 2020Referred to House Energy and Commerce Committee
H.R. 3512
Smith
27/07/2017To make certain countries ineligible to be designated as a beneficiary developing country for purposes of receiving preferences under the Generalised System of PreferencesReferred to House Ways and Means Committee
H.R.3551
McSally
28/07/2017To amend the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 to reauthorise the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism ProgramReferred to House Homeland Security Committee
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