LEGISLATION-2a China By Bill, Date, Topic
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NOTES ON ABBREVIATIONS HR=House of Representatives S=Senate Rep=Representative of House Order: Bill/Last Name of congressperson who introduced bill-R=Republican, D=Democrat-State Abbreviation Example: Smith-R-NM John Smith Republican New Mexico Bills must be presented in equal form in both houses and then signed by President to become law. Although [a given] bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re- introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).[source-govtrack.us] Note: Bills shown here are to show activity on a subject in general as well as specific congressman/state activity. Although a bill did not receive a vote, the ideas and information contained in the bill can be useful. Sources: congress.gov; govtrack.us; OpenSecrets.org, trackbill.com and individual congress person website dot gov, some news articles; Publica BY BILL (CHINA) List of Bills, etc. in this section Senate S 103/Scott-R-FL S 126/Rubio-R-FL S.Res.204 S.Res.259/Markey-D-Massachusettes S.Res.296/Daines-R-MT S.413 S.785 S.993 S 1060/Rubio-R-FL S.1062 S 1138/Markey-D-MA S 1260/Schumer-D-NY S.1657/Rubio- R-FL S.2171/Sasse- R-NE S.1754 House H.Con.Res.16/Reschenthaler-R-FL H.Con.Res.36/Barr-R-KY HR 162/Waltz-R-FL HR 456/Bera-D-CA HR 500/Gallagher-R-WI HR 824/Lesko-R-AZ HR 954/Stefanik-R-NY HR 992/Good-R-VA HR 1093/Banks-R-IN HR 1130/Green-R-TN HR 1131/Greene-R-TN HR 1137/Jackson-R-TX HR 1214/Banks-R-IN HR 2169/Smith-R-MO HR 2273/Steube-R-FL HR 2479/Murphy-D-FL HR 2329/McCaul-R-TX HR 3011/Banks-R-IN HR 3041/Franklin-R-FL HR 3044/Gonzalez-R-OH HR 3295/Banks-R-IN HR 3390/Gallagher-R-WI HR 3645/Waltz-R-FL HR 3695/Castro-D-TX HR4071/Franklin-R-FL HR 4361/Gallagher-R-WI HR 4792/Jul/Banks-R-IN HR 6598/Greene-R-TN HR 6519/Crenshaw-R-TX-2020 BY DATE (CHINA) 2021 o Sept o August o July HR 4792 [China] To counter the malign influence and theft perpetuated by the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party. 2021/07/29 Introduced; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican HR 4361 [China] To prohibit the issuance of F or J visas to researchers affiliated with Chinese People’s Liberation Army. 2021/07/06 Introduced; Rep. Mike Gallagher, Wisconsin; Republican o June HR 500 [China] Condemning the Chinese Communist Party for 100 years of gross violations of human rights and standing with the Chinese people in their struggle for liberty. 2021/06/25 Introduced; Rep. Mike Gallagher; Wisconsin; Republican S Res.296 [China] A resolution remembering, as the world acknowledges the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Community Party, the countless lives the Chinese Communist Party has destroyed and the people currently living in fear of its tyrannical ambitions. 2021/06/24 Introduced; 117th; Sen. Steve Daines; Montana; Republican HR 4071 Foreign Gain-of-Function Research Prevention Act of 2021 [China] 2021/06/22 Introduced; Rep. Brad Wenstrup; Ohio; Republican Co-Sponsored by Rep. C. Scot Franklin; Florida; Republican, and others S 2171 [China] A bill to prohibit Presidential appointees from subsequently acting on behalf of the Government of the People's Republic of China, the Chinese Communist Party, and Chinese military companies. 2021/06/22 Introduced; Sen. Ben Sasse; Nebraska; Republican . HR 456 [China] Remembering the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and condemning the continued and intensifying crackdown on human rights and basic freedoms within the People's Republic of China, including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, by the Chinese Communist Party, and for other purposes. 2021/06/04; 117th; Rep. Ami Bera; Cal-7; Democrat o May HR 3645 Beijing Winter Olympics Sponsor Accountability Act [China] 2021/05/28/21; 117th Congress; Rep. Mike Waltz; Florida; Republican HR 3041 [look into repeat] [Stop Chinese Genocide] [China] To modify the prohibition on participation of the People's Republic of China in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) naval exercises to include cessation of genocide by China 2021/05/27 Introduced; Rep. Chris Scot Franklin; Florida; Republican HR 3390: Chinese Comm. Party Influence Transparency Act [China] 2021/05/20 Introduced ; Rep. Mike Gallagher; Wisconsin; Republican HR 3295 Prohibiting TSP Investment in China Act [China] 2021/05/18 Introduced; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican S 1657 South China Sea and East China Sea Sanctions Act of 2021 [China] 2021/05/17; Sen. Marco Rubio; 117th; Florida; Republican HR 3295 Prohibiting TSP Investment in China Act [China] 2021/05/18 Introduced Introduced; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican HR 3011 Holding Chinese Military Companies Accountable Act [China] 2021/05/07 Introduced; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican H.R.3041 [look into repeat] [China] To modify the prohibition on participation of the People's Republic of China in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) naval exercises to include cessation of genocide by China. 2021/05/07 Introduced; 117th; Rep. Scott C. Franklin; Florida-15; Republican HR 3044/Gonzalez-R-OH [China] China Financial Threat Mitigation Act of 2021 2021/05/07; 117th; Rep. Anthony Gonzalez; Ohio-16; Republican S 1260/Schumer-D-NY The United States Innovation and Competition Act [China, etc.] 2021/04/20; Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer S 1138/Markey-D-MA [China] Ending China's Exit Ban for American Citizens Act of 2021 2021/04/15; Sen. Edward Markey; 117th; MA; Democrat S 1060/Rubio-R-FL [China] Fair Trade with China Enforcement Act 2021/03/25 Introduced; 117th; Sen. Marco Rubio; Florida; Republican S 126/Rubio-R-FL [China] A resolution condemning the crackdown by the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong, including the arrests of pro-democracy activists and repeated violations of the obligations of that Government undertaken in the Sino-British Joint Declaration of 1984 and the Hong Kong Basic Law. 2021/03/18 Introduced; Sen. Marco Rubio; 117th; Florida; Republican S 103/Scott-R-FL [Seas-Chinese military force] [China] A resolution condemning military aggression and use of force by the Chinese Coast Guard against peaceful foreign vessels that purportedly violate the unlawful maritime sovereignty of China. 2021/03/10 Introduced; Sen. Rick Scott; Florida; Republican o February HR 1214/Banks-R-IN Countering Chinese Propaganda Act [China] 2021/02/23 Introduced; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican HR 1093/Banks-R-IN Stop Funding the PLA Act [China] 2021/02/18 Introduced; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican *(PLA=People’s Liberation Army of China) HR 1130/Green-R-TN SOS ACT Act Secure Our Systems Against China's Tactics [China] Reintroduced see (HR6598) To preserve national security by providing guarantees to investors for investments in businesses at risk of predatory economic tactics by the Communist Party of the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes. 2021/02/18; 117th; Mark E. Green; Tennessee-7; Republican HR 1131/Greene-R-TN China Technology Transfer Control Act of 2021 [China] 2021/02/18 Introduced; Rep. Mark Greene; TN-7; Republican H Con Res 16/Reschenthaler-R-FL [China] Urging that the International Olympic Committee rebid the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, and expressing the sense of Congress that the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee should not participate if the Games are held in the People's Republic of China and that the United States Government should lead an international boycott if the Games are held in the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes. 2021/02/11 Introduced; 117th; Guy Reschenthaler.; Florida-6; Republican HR 824/Lesko-R-AZ [China] Stop China’s IP Theft Act 2021/02/04 Introduced; Rep. Debbie Lesko; Arizona-8; Republican o January 2019-2020 o HR 6598/Greene-R-TN-2020 [China] SOS ACT Act Act To preserve national security by providing guarantees to investors for investments in businesses at risk of predatory economic tactics by the Communist Party of the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes. 2020/04/20 or 23 Introduced; Rep. Mark Greene; TN; Republican o HR 6519/Crenshaw-R-TX-2020 Holding Chinese Communist Party Accountable for Infecting Americans Act of 2020 2020/04/17 Introduced; Rep. Dan Crenshaw; Texas; Republican ----------- BY TOPIC Maritime SR 103/Scott-R-FL A resolution condemning military aggression and use of force by the Chinese Coast Guard against peaceful foreign vessels that purportedly violate the unlawful maritime sovereignty of China. 2021/03/10 Introduced; 117th; Sen. Rick Scott; Florida; Republican Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations S.1657 o South China Sea and East China Sea Sanctions Act of 2021 o 2021/05/17; Sen. Marco Rubio; 117th; Florida; Republican HR 3041/Franklin-R-FL To modify the prohibition on participation of the People's Republic of China in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) naval exercises to include cessation of genocide by China 2021/05/27 or 05/07; 117th; Introduced; Rep. Chris Scot Franklin; Florida-15; Republican Military, Military Companies HR 3011/Banks-R-IN Holding Chinese Military Companies Accountable Act 2021/05/07 Introduced ; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican HR 1137/Jackson-R-TX — 117th Congress (2021-2022) Opposing Business with Chinese Military Companies Act Sponsor: Rep. Jackson, Ronny [R-TX-13] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (12) Committees: House - Foreign Affairs COVID-19 Infection Accountability H.Con.Res.36/Barr-R-KY — 117th Congress (2021-2022)May Establishing the Joint Select Committee on the Events and Activities Surrounding China's Handling of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] (Introduced 05/28/2021) Cosponsors: (23) Committees: House - Rules HR 2273/Steube-R-FL Chinese Government COVID–19 Accountability Act 2021/03/26 introduced; 117th; Sponsor: Rep. Steube, W. Gregory [R-FL-17] (Introduced 03/26/2021) Cosponsors: (7) Committees: House - Foreign Affairs Chinese Theft HR4792 To counter the malign influence and theft perpetuated by the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party. 2021/07/29 Introduced; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican HR 824/Lesko-R-AZ o Stop China’s IP Theft Act o 2021/02/04 Introduced; Rep. Debbie Lesko; Arizona-8; Republican HR 1131/Green-R-TN — 117th Congress (2021-2022) February China Technology Transfer Control Act of 2021 2021/02/18 Introduced; Sponsor: Rep. Green, Mark E. [R-TN-7] (Introduced 02/18/2021) Cosponsors: (3) Committees: House - Foreign Affairs; Ways and Means Interference, Malign Influence, Propaganda HR 4792/Banks-R-IN To counter the malign influence and theft perpetuated by the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party. 2021/07/29 Introduced; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican HR 3390/Gallagher-R-WI Chinese Communist Party Influence Transparency Act o 2021/05/20 Introduced ; Rep. Mike Gallagher; Wisconsin; Republican HR 1214/Banks-R-IN Countering Chinese Propaganda Act o 2021/02/23 Introduced; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican HR 2329/McCaul-R-TX — 117th Congress (2021-2022) April Countering Chinese Communist Party Malign Influence Act 2021/04/01 Introduced; Sponsor: Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] (Introduced 04/01/2021) Cosponsors: (1) Committees: House - Foreign Affairs Censorship HR 3695/Castro-D-TX To establish the China Censorship Monitor and Action Group, and for other purposes. o 2021/06/04 Introduced; 117th; Sponsor: Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] (Introduced 06/04/2021) Cosponsors: (1)Committees: House - Foreign Affairs Banks, Finance Related, Financial Threat HR 3295/Banks-R-IN Prohibiting TSP Investment in China Act 2021/05/18 Introduced; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican HR 3044/Gonzalez-R-OH China Financial Threat Mitigation Act of 2021 2021/05/07; 117th; Rep. Anthony Gonzalez; Ohio-16; Republican HR 1093/Banks-R-IN Stop Funding the PLA Act 2021/02/18 Introduced; Rep. Jim Banks; Indiana; Republican HR 954/Stefanik-R-NY Chinese Research Funds Accounting Act [Also listed under Research] o 2021/02/08 introduced; Sponsor: Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology HR 992/Good-R-VA— 117th Congress (2021-2022) February o No Taxpayer Funding for the Chinese Communist Party Act of 2021 2021/02/11 Introduced; 117th; Sponsor: Rep. Good, Bob [R-VA-5] (Introduced 02/11/2021) Cosponsors: (12) Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology; Foreign Affairs HR 2169/Smith-R-MO— 117th Congress (2021-2022) Preventing SBA Assistance from Going to China Act 2021/03/23 Introduced; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] (Introduced 03/23/2021) Cosponsors: (5) Committees: House - Small Business SOS HR 6598 SOS ACT Act Act To preserve national security by providing guarantees to investors for investments in businesses at risk of predatory economic tactics by the Communist Party of the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes. HR 1130/Green-R-TN SOS ACT Act; reintroduced see HR6598 below To preserve national security by providing guarantees to investors for investments in businesses at risk of predatory economic tactics by the Communist Party of the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes. o 2021/02/18 Introduced; 117th; Mark E. Green; Tennessee-7; Republican Fair Trade S 1060/Rubio-R-FL Fair Trade with China Enforcement Act 2021/03/25 Introduced; 117th; Sen. Marco Rubio; Florida; Republican Visa Issuance Research o H.R.4361: To prohibit the issuance of F or J visas to researchers affiliated with Chinese People’s Liberation Army. 2021/07/06 Introduced; Rep. Mike Gallagher, Wisconsin; Republican Latin America, Caribbean HR 2479/Murphy-D-FL— 117th Congress (2021-2022) Assessing China’s Presence and Influence in Latin America and the Caribbean Act of 2021 2021/04/13 Introduced; Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] (Introduced 04/13/2021) Cosponsors: (4) Committees: House - Foreign Affairs Latest Action: House - 04/13/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions) Human Rights Violations, Tyranny against Citizens, Honoring Victims HR 500/Gallagher-R-WI Condemning the Chinese Communist Party for 100 years of gross violations of human rights and standing with the Chinese people in their struggle for liberty. 2021/06/25 Introduced; Rep. Mike Gallagher; Wisconsin; Republican SR 296/Daines-R-MT o A resolution remembering, as the world acknowledges the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Community Party, the countless lives the Chinese Communist Party has destroyed and the people currently living in fear of its tyrannical ambitions. o 2021/06/24 Introduced; 117th; Sen. Steve Daines; Montana; Republican S.Res.259/Markey-D-Massachusettes A resolution remembering the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and condemning the continued and intensifying crackdown on human rights and basic freedoms within the People's Republic of China, including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, by the Chinese Community Party, and for other purposes. 2021/06/08 Introduced; Sen. Edward Markey; Massach; Democrat H.Res.456/Bera-D-CA Remembering the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and condemning the continued and intensifying crackdown on human rights and basic freedoms within the People's Republic of China, including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, by the Chinese Communist Party, and for other purposes. 2021/06/04; 117th; Rep. Ami Bera; Cal-7; Democrat Presidential Appointees Should Not Work for China S.2171/Sasse-R-NE A bill to prohibit Presidential appointees from subsequently acting on behalf of the Government of the People's Republic of China, the Chinese Communist Party, and Chinese military companies. 2021/06/22 Introduced; Sen. Ben Sasse; Nebraska; Republican Research Related HR 4071/Franklin-R-FL Foreign Gain-of-Function Research Prevention Act of 2021 2021/06/22 Introduced; Rep. Brad Wenstrup; Ohio; Republican Co-Sponsored by Rep. C. Scot Franklin; Florida; Republican, and others HR 954/Stefanik-R-NY— 117th Congress (2021-2022) February Chinese Research Funds Accounting Act Sponsor: Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] (Introduced 02/08/2021) Cosponsors: (20) Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology Innovation, Competition S 1260/Schumer-D-NY The United States Innovation and Competition Act o 2021/04/20 Introduced; Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer World Olympics HR 3645/Waltz-R-FL Beijing Winter Olympics Sponsor Accountability Act o 2021/05/28; 117th Congress; Rep. Mike Waltz; Florida; Republican HR 162/Waltz-R-FL — 117th Congress (2021-2022) Urging that the International Olympic Committee rebid the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, and expressing the sense of Congress that the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee should not participate if the Games are held in the People's Republic of China and that the United States Government should lead an international boycott if the Games are held in the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes. 2021/02/24; 117th; Rep. Waltz, Michael [R-FL-6] (Introduced 02/24/2021) Cosponsors: (18) Committees: House - Foreign Affairs; Oversight and Reform Latest Action: House - 02/24/2021 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, 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... (All Actions) CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 5. H.Con.Res.16 — 117th Congress (2021-2022) Urging that the International Olympic Committee rebid the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, and expressing the sense of Congress that the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee should not participate if the Games are held in the People's Republic of China and that the United States Government should lead an international boycott if the Games are held in the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Reschenthaler, Guy [R-PA-14] (Introduced 02/11/2021) Cosponsors: (0) Committees: House - Foreign Affairs; Oversight and Reform Latest Action: House - 02/11/2021 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, 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... (All Actions) Hong Kong SR 126/Rubio-R-FL A resolution condemning the crackdown by the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong, including the arrests of pro-democracy activists and repeated violations of the obligations of that Government undertaken in the Sino-British Joint Declaration of 1984 and the Hong Kong Basic Law. 2021/03/18 Introduced; Sen. Marco Rubio; 117th; Florida; Republican Taiwan Exit Bans o S.1138 Ending China's Exit Ban for American Citizens Act of 2021 2021/04/15; Sen. Edward Markey; 117th; MA; Democrat 2020 HR6598 SOS ACT 2020/04/20; 116th; Mark E. Green; Tennessee-7; Republican H.R.6519: Holding the Chinese Communist Party Accountable for Infecting Americans Act of 2020 2020/04/17 Introduced; Rep. Dan Crenshaw; Texas; Republican o --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Updates: 2021/09/14 additions to By Topic section and its index; 2021/09/12-13 PAGE STARTED Legislation/China-By Bill, Date, Topic
LEGISLATION 2a CHINA (here) Notes on Abbreviations o By Bill o By Date 2021 2020 o By Topic Maritime Military, Military Companies COVID-19 Infection Accountability Research Related Chinese Theft Interference, Malign Influence, Propaganda Censorship Banks, Finance Fair Trade Visa Issuance Research Latin America, Caribbean Human Rights Violations, Tyranny against Citizens Presidential Appointees should not work for China World Olympics Hong Kong Taiwan Exit Bans
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