US SB987 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on April 2 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-02 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Pending: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Act of 2019 This bill calls for various reports to Congress on China-related topics and revises labeling requirements under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. Various agencies shall report on whether the United States should file a complaint with the World Trade Organization against China and on China's trade-distorting practices; efforts to prosecute Chinese Communist Party (CCP) affiliates who threaten or coerce U.S. residents; Chinese bases in other countries and how such bases affect freedom of navigation, sea control, and U.S. interests; the Chinese Coast Guard and whether it is being used as a coercive tool in the East China Sea and South China Sea; steps to ensure deployment of fifth generation mobile networks (5G networks) and the threats posed by Chinese 5G equipment and services; U.S.-China technical cooperation and related threats such as intellectual property theft; and China's enforcement of sanctions against North Korea. The bill also calls for annual reports on supply chain risks associated with China, in particular involving communications and mobile technologies and equipment; and CCP influence and propaganda activities in the United States. The bill also establishes that informational materials that must be labeled as distributed by a foreign principal shall be labeled as such on the first page in the languages used in the document.

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Title

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-04-02SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Same As/Similar To

HB2565 (Same As) 2019-05-31 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Subjects

Alliances
Asia
China
Coast guard
Competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits
Computer security and identity theft
Congressional oversight
Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
Foreign and international corporations
Free trade and trade barriers
Government information and archives
Government studies and investigations
Higher education
Intellectual property
Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
International affairs
Internet and video services
Licensing and registrations
Marine and inland water transportation
Military command and structure
Military facilities and property
Navigation, waterways, harbors
North Korea
Pacific Ocean
Public contracts and procurement
Public participation and lobbying
Research administration and funding
Sanctions
Telephone and wireless communication
Trade agreements and negotiations
United Nations

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Bill Comments

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