17 Dec 2019
Legislation Introduced or Passed in the 116th U.S. Congress
From 9 through 15 December 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. 5381 DesJarlais||10/12/2019||To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the label of a drug to list the country of origin of each of the drug's active ingredients||Referred to House Energy and Commerce Committee|
|S. 3017 Grassley||11/12/2019||To increase transparency and accountability with respect to World Bank lending for mainland China||Referred to Senate Foreign Relations Committee|
|H.R. 5421 Luetkemeyer||12/12/2019||To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances as schedule I controlled substances||Referred to House Judiciary and Energy and Commerce committees|