H.R. 2899 (112th): Chinese Media Reciprocity Act of 2011


Sep 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dana Rohrabacher

Representative for California's 46th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to ensure open and free journalism access in the People's Republic of China by establishing a reciprocal relationship between the number of visas issued to state-controlled media workers in China and in the United States.

Summary (CRS)

9/12/2011--Introduced.Chinese Media Reciprocity Act of 2011 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit the number of I-visas (foreign media) issued to state-controlled media workers from China to the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 12, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2899”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7R) (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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