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

From 6 through 19 May 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
S. 2826
10/05/2018 To safeguard certain technology and intellectual property in the U.S. from export to or influence by mainland China and to protect U.S. industry from unfair competition by mainland China Referred to Senate Finance Committee
H.R. 5788
15/05/2018 To provide for the processing by CBP of certain international mail shipments and to require the provision of advance electronic information on international mail shipments of mail Referred to House Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform, and Homeland Security committees
H.R. 5819
15/05/2018 To promote democracy and human rights in Burma Referred to House Foreign Affairs, Judiciary, and Armed Services committee
H.R. 5841
16/05/2018 To modernise and strengthen the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. to more effectively guard against the risk to the national security of the U.S. posed by certain types of foreign investment Referred to House Foreign Affairs, Financial Services, Energy and Commerce, Intelligence, and Oversight and Government Reform committees
H.Res. 898
16/05/2018 Directing the Secretary of Homeland Security to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to Department of Homeland Security policies and activities relating to homeland security information produced and disseminated regarding cybersecurity threats posed by the ZTE Corporation Referred to House Homeland Security Committee
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