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

From 28 January through 10 February 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/
Date Introduced Description Action
H.R. 4923
05/02/2018 To make exclusive the authority of the federal government to regulate the labelling of products made in the U.S and introduced in interstate or foreign commerce Referred to House Energy and Commerce Committee
H.R. 4940
06/02/2018 To increase the number of CBP officers and support staff, and to require reports that identify staffing, infrastructure and equipment needed to enhance security at ports of entry Referred to House Homeland Security, Ways and Means, and Agriculture committees
H.R. 4964
07/02/2018 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that children's cosmetics containing talc include an appropriate warning unless the cosmetics are demonstrated to be asbestos-free Referred to House Energy and Commerce Committee
H.R. 4979
08/02/2018 To extend the Generalised System of Preferences and to make technical changes to the competitive need limitations provision of the programme Referred to House Ways and Means Committee
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