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Legislation Introduced or Passed in the 116th U.S. Congress

From 24 October through 2 November 2019, 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



S. 2710



To prohibit the commercial export of covered munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force

Referred to Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee

H.R. 4963



To amend the Controlled Substances Act to clarify how controlled substance analogues that are imported or offered for import are to be regulated

Referred to House Judiciary and Energy and Commerce committees

S. 2758



To impose sanctions under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act to combat the suppression of the freedoms of speech, association, assembly, procession and demonstration of the people of Hong Kong

Referred to Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee

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