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H.R. 6386 (116th): No CHINA Act


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 25, 2020 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


I

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6386

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 25, 2020

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

A BILL

To restrict the use of funds made available in appropriations Acts for fiscal year 2020 for the benefit of any United States or foreign person subject to the control of the People’s Republic of China.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the No Chinese Handouts In National Assistance Act or No CHINA Act.

2.

Restriction on use of funds

(a)

In general

None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available in appropriations Acts for fiscal year 2020 may be obligated or expended for the benefit of any United States or foreign person subject to the control (as such term is defined in section 721(a)(3) of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 4565(a)(3))) of the People’s Republic of China, including any person of the People’s Republic of China: Provided, That Taiwan, any national of Taiwan who is an institutional investor, or any public or private entity of Taiwan, is wholly excluded from this restriction.

(b)

Waiver

The President, in consultation with the Secretary of State, may waive the restriction under subsection (a) on a case-by-case basis if the President determines it is in the national security interests of the United States to do so.