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

From 25 through 30 March 2019, members of the U.S. Congress introduced and/or approved the following international trade-related bills that m//ay have an impact on Hong Kong or mainland China.

Bill Number/

Sponsor

Date Introduced

Description

Action

S. 877
Booker

26/03/2019

To prohibit the sale of shark fins

Referred to Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee

H.R. 1910
Amash

27/03/2019

To abolish the Export-Import Bank of the United States

Referred to House Financial Services Committee

H.R. 1933
Sensenbrenner

27/03/2019

To prohibit states from retroactively imposing a sales tax collection duty on a remote seller

Referred to House Judiciary Committee

S. 899
Kaine

27/03/2019

To limit the authority of the president to modify duty rates for national security reasons and to limit the authority of the USTR to impose certain duties or import restrictions

Referred to Senate Finance Committee

S. 921
Udall

28/03/2019

To prohibit the use of chlorpyrifos on food and to prohibit the registration of pesticides containing chlorpyrifos

Referred to Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee

S.Con.Res. 10
Gardner

28/03/2019

A concurrent resolution recognising that mainland Chinese telecommunications companies such as Huawei and ZTE pose serious threats to the national security of the United States and its allies

Referred to Senate Foreign Relations Committee

 

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