US HB1214 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Introduced on February 23 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-28 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Directs the President to impose asset- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities engaged in certain acts of malign disinformation. Specifically, the President shall impose sanctions on an individual or entity that knowingly commits a significant act of malign disinformation on behalf of a foreign government or political party to influence certain activities in the United States for the purpose of harming (1) U.S. national security, or (2) the safety and security of a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. The Department of State shall report to Congress a determination of whether the Chinese Communist Party's United Front Work Department, which engages in disinformation campaigns and other activities, or any of its officials, falls within the sanctions provided under this bill.

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Title

Countering Chinese Propaganda Act

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-04-28HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
2021-02-23HouseReferred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-02-23HouseReferred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-02-23HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB429 (Related) 2021-02-24 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

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Bill Comments 750

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