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

From 16 through 22 September 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/ SponsorDate IntroducedDescriptionAction
H.R. 4392 Sherman18/09/2019To direct the president to withdraw the application of the duty-free treatment with respect to Burma under the Generalised System of Preferences programmeReferred to House Ways and Means Committee
S. 2519 Romney19/09/2019To protect the public health by prohibiting non-tobacco e-cigarette flavours and ensuring electronic nicotine delivery systems are tamper-proofReferred to Senate Finance Committee
H.R. 4425 Suozzi19/09/2019To increase the taxes on certain tobacco products, to prohibit the flavouring of certain tobacco productsReferred to House Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means committees
H.R. 4448 Panetta20/09/2019To address loopholes in the Harmonised Tariff Schedule of the United States that allow companies to avoid the duty rate applicable to dehydrated garlicReferred to House Ways and Means Committee
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