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


Sep 20, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 1992

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


Pub.L. 102-383


Mitch McConnell

Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Oct 5, 1992

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

8/11/1992--Passed House amended.United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 - TitleI - PolicyExpresses the sense of the Congress that the following should be U.S. policy with respect to the U.S. ... Read more >


Sep 20, 1991

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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1731”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (18R, 11D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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