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

From 25 February through 3 March 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. 1361 Matsui26/02/2019To direct the secretary of Commerce to establish a working group to recommend to Congress a definition of blockchain technologyReferred to the House Energy and Commerce and Oversight and Reform committees
H.R 1376 Lowenthal26/02/2019To require a report on the continuing participation of Cambodia in the Generalised System of PreferencesReferred to House Ways and Means Committee
S. 553 Young26/02/2019To direct the secretary of Commerce to establish a working group to recommend to Congress a definition of blockchain technologyReferred to Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee
S. 564 Peters26/02/2019To establish a task force to identify countervailable subsidies and dumpingReferred to Senate Finance Committee
S. 577 Lankford27/02/2019To require the establishment of a process for excluding articles imported from mainland China from certain duties imposed under section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974Referred to Senate Finance Committee
H.R. 1452 Kind28/02/2019To require the establishment of a process for excluding articles imported from mainland China from certain duties imposed under section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974Referred to House Ways and Means Committee
H.R. 1478 Welch28/02/2019To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the importation of affordable and safe insulin by wholesale distributors, pharmacies and individualsReferred to House Energy and Commerce Committee
S. 602 Gardner28/02/2019To address state-sponsored cyber activities against the United StatesReferred to Senate Foreign Relations Committee
S. 616 Shaheen28/02/2019To impose user fees on manufacturers and importers of electronic nicotine delivery systemsReferred to Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
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