US HR974 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 18-2)
Status: Introduced on May 22 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-06-26 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation.
Pending: House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People's Republic of China would violate the obligations of that Government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration and the Hong Kong Basic Law, and calling upon all free countries of the world to stand with the people of Hong Kong. This resolution designates the Hong Kong national security law proposed by China as a violation of China's international obligations. The resolution calls on the United States to use all diplomatic means available to dissuade China from passing the law and rally free nations to stand with the people of Hong Kong.

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Title

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People's Republic of China would violate the obligations of that Government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration and the Hong Kong Basic Law, and calling upon all free countries of the world to stand with the people of Hong Kong.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-06-26HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation.
2020-05-22HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2020-05-22HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SR596 (Same As) 2020-06-25 - Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: 05/21/2020 CR S2606-2607)

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