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

From 8 through 19 April 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 DescriptionAction
S. 2638
10/04/2018To require the Secretary of State to seek to negotiate the elimination of all foreign subsidies for international postal shipments to the United StatesReferred to Senate Foreign Relations Committee
S. 2647
11/04/2018To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to strengthen requirements related to nutrient information on food labelsReferred to Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
H.R. 5560
18/04/2018To amend the consumer product safety laws to repeal of exclusion of pistols, revolvers and other firearms from the definition of consumer product under such lawsReferred to House Energy and Commerce Committee
H.R. 5571
18/04/2018To amend subchapter III of chapter 99 of the HTSUS to repeal increases in duty and a tariff-rate quota on certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic cellsReferred to House Ways and Means Committee
H.R. 5576
18/04/2018To address state-sponsored cyber activities against the United StatesReferred to House Foreign Affairs, Financial Services, Judiciary, and Oversight and Government Reform committees
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