US SB2710 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on November 27 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-11-27 - Became Public Law No: 116-77.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

A bill to prohibit the commercial export of covered munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force. This bill directs the President to prohibit the issuance of licenses to export specified munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force and the Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Force. The specified items include tear gas, rubber bullets, and handcuffs. The President may make an exception upon certifying to Congress as to how such exports are important to U.S. national interests and foreign policy goals. This prohibition shall expire one year after the bill's enactment.

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Title

A bill to prohibit the commercial export of covered munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force.

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Roll Calls

2019-11-20 - House - On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill RC# 636 (Y: 417 N: 0 NV: 14 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-11-27HouseBecame Public Law No: 116-77.
2019-11-27HouseSigned by President.
2019-11-21HousePresented to President.
2019-11-20HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-11-20HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 417 - 0 (Roll no. 636). (text: CR H9096)
2019-11-20HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H9100-9101)
2019-11-20HouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
2019-11-20HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2710.
2019-11-20HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H9096-9098)
2019-11-20HouseMr. Sherman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
2019-11-20HouseHeld at the desk.
2019-11-20HouseReceived in the House.
2019-11-20SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2019-11-19SenatePassed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6661)
2019-11-19SenateS.Amdt.1248 Amendment SA 1248 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
2019-11-19SenateS.Amdt.1247 Amendment SA 1247 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
2019-11-19SenateS.Amdt.1248 Amendment SA 1248 proposed by Senator Merkley. (consideration: CR S6661; text: CR S6661) To provide a one-year sunset.
2019-11-19SenateS.Amdt.1247 Amendment SA 1247 proposed by Senator Merkley. (consideration: CR S6661; text: CR S6661) To include the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the Senate as part of the notification requirement.
2019-11-19SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6661)
2019-11-19SenateSenate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.
2019-10-24SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

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