19 March 2019
Legislation Introduced or Passed in the 116th U.S. Congress
From 11 through 17 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. 1704 McCaul||13/03/2019||To foster commercial relations with foreign countries and support U.S. economic and business interests abroad in the conduct of foreign policy||Referred to House Foreign Affairs Committee|
|H.R. 1776 Blumenauer||14/03/2019||To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit importation, exportation, transportation, sale, receipt, acquisition and purchase in interstate or foreign commerce, or in a manner substantially affecting interstate or foreign commerce, of any live animal of any prohibited wildlife species||Referred to House Natural Resources Committee|
|S. 844 Klobuchar||14/03/2019||To allow for expedited approval of generic prescription drugs and temporary importation of prescription drugs in the case of marginally competitive drug markets and drug shortages||Referred to Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee|
|S. 846 Cornyn||14/03/2019||To amend title 49, U.S. Code, to limit certain rolling stock procurements||Referred to Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee|