S. 1731 (102nd): United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992

An act to establish the policy of United States with respect to Hong Kong, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 20, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 1992

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 1992.

Law:

Pub.L. 102-383

Sponsor:

Mitch McConnell

Senator from Kentucky

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 5, 1992

History

Sep 20, 1991
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 7, 1992
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 21, 1992
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 11, 1992
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 17, 1992
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 5, 1992
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1731 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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