US SR96 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 9-2)
Status: Introduced on March 6 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-07 - Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2701; text: CR 3/6/2019 S1710)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

A resolution commending the Government of Canada for upholding the rule of law and expressing concern over actions by the Government of the People's Republic of China in response to a request from the United States Government to the Government of Canada for the extradition of a Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. executive. This resolution commends Canada for upholding the rule of law and complying with its obligations under its extradition treaty with the United States, in connection with Canada's arrest Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. It also expresses the Senate's concern over China's arbitrary and abusive treatment of Canadian nationals in response to Meng's detention, and calls for the immediate release of those individuals. (The United States requested the arrest of Meng, who stands accused of various crimes under U.S. law.)

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Title

A resolution commending the Government of Canada for upholding the rule of law and expressing concern over actions by the Government of the People's Republic of China in response to a request from the United States Government to the Government of Canada for the extradition of a Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. executive.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-07SenateResolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2701; text: CR 3/6/2019 S1710)
2019-04-04SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 61.
2019-04-04SenateCommittee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Risch without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
2019-04-03SenateCommittee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
2019-03-06SenateReferred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Same As/Similar To

HR521 (Related) 2019-07-24 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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