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

From 22 through 27 January 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/ Sponsor Date Introduced Description Action
H.R. 709 Posey22/01/2019To amend title 46, U.S. Code, to provide statutory authority for the Office of Consumer Affairs and Dispute Resolution Services of the Federal Maritime Commission, to increase public awareness and understanding of ocean shipping services agreements and such officeReferred to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
H.R. 723 Davidson23/01/2019To provide for congressional review of the imposition of duties and other trade measures by the executive branchReferred to House Ways and Means and Rules committees
H.R. 737 Sablan23/01/2019To prohibit the sale of shark finsReferred to House Natural Resources Committee
H.R. 764 Duffy24/01/2019To authorise the president to take certain actions relating to reciprocal tradeReferred to House Ways and Means and Rules committees
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