To reinstate reporting requirements related to United States-Hong Kong relations.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2015
Length: 13 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on February 27, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Hultgren Named to Congressional-Executive Commission on China”
— Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 3, 2015
Nov 13, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5696 (113th).
Feb 27, 2015
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H.R. 1159 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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