H.R. 5902 (112th): To establish a Congressional Advisory Commission on the Implementation of United States Policy under the Taiwan Relations Act.

Jun 06, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Robert “Rob” Andrews
Representative for New Jersey's 1st congressional district
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Jun 06, 2012
11 pages

This bill was introduced on June 6, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 06, 2012
Referred to Committee Jun 06, 2012

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Establishes the Congressional Advisory Commission on the Implementation of United States Policy under the Taiwan Relations Act.
Requires the Commission to:
(1) assess the sufficiency of U.S. defense articles and services for Taiwan;
(2) review U.S. operational planning, policy reviews, and other preparations since 2000 to implement the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances provided to Taiwan in 1982;
(3) identify threats to the security, social, or economic systems of Taiwan and assess U.S. capability to resist such threats;
(4) evaluate U.S. measures since 2000 to enhance commercial, cultural, and other relations with Taiwan;
(5) review U.S. measures since 2000 regarding human rights on Taiwan;
(6) recommend policy options to assist Taiwan broaden its international space, including Taiwan's ability to participate meaningfully in the World Health Organization (WHO) and other international organizations, and to ensure that Taiwan's future will be determined peacefully, taking into account China's strategies to undermine Taiwan's freedom of action; and
(7) recommend U.S. policy options to advance toward normalization of the relationship with the government of Taiwan.
Terminates the Commission 60 days after the report required by this Act is submitted to Congress.

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