15 Feb 2018
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.
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|