US HB2002 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 21-4)
Status: Engrossed on May 8 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-05-08 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Pending: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Taiwan Assurance Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to review its guidance governing U.S.-Taiwan relations and to reissue such guidance to the relevant executive branch departments and agencies. It also directs the State Department to report to Congress on the results of the review and on the implementation of the Taiwan Travel Act, which states that it is U.S. policy to allow and encourage engagement between U.S. and Taiwanese officials. The bill states that Taiwan is an important part of U.S. strategy in the region and urges the United States to conduct regular transfers of defense articles to enhance Taiwan's self-defense capabilities.

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Taiwan Assurance Act of 2019



2019-05-08SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2019-05-07HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-05-07HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3455-3456)
2019-05-07HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2002.
2019-05-07HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3455-3457)
2019-05-07HouseMr. Sires moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
2019-04-09HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-04-09HouseCommittee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
2019-04-09HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2019-04-01HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2019-04-01HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB878 (Related) 2019-03-26 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.


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