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

From 1 through 13 January 2018, 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. 4749
Soto
09/01/2018 To amend the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 to establish a programme to enhance transparency and traceability of food products and ingredients that are exported to the U.S. in order to protect American consumers and American food manufacturers against mislabelling, adulteration and fraud Referred to House Agriculture Committee
S. 2284
Portman
09/01/2018 To strengthen Buy American requirements Referred to Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committees
H.R. 4749
Soto
10/01/2018 Truth in Certification for Foreign Food Ingredients Act Referred to House Agriculture Committee
H.R. 4765
Torres
10/01/2018 To amend the Arms Export Control Act to prohibit the removal of certain items under category I, II or III of the U.S. Munitions List for purposes of transferring the item to or controlling the item under any portion of the Commerce Control List of dual-use items in the Export Administration Regulations Referred to House Foreign Affairs Committee
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