29 Jan 2019
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 Posey||22/01/2019||To 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 office||Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee|
|H.R. 723 Davidson||23/01/2019||To provide for congressional review of the imposition of duties and other trade measures by the executive branch||Referred to House Ways and Means and Rules committees|
|H.R. 737 Sablan||23/01/2019||To prohibit the sale of shark fins||Referred to House Natural Resources Committee|
|H.R. 764 Duffy||24/01/2019||To authorise the president to take certain actions relating to reciprocal trade||Referred to House Ways and Means and Rules committees|