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H.R. 6947 (116th): Hong Kong Freedom Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 19, 2020 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


I

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6947

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 19, 2020

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

A BILL

To authorize the President to recognize the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China as a separate, independent country, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Hong Kong Freedom Act.

2.

Statement of policy; authorization

(a)

Statement of policy

It is the policy of the United States that all territorial claims by the People’s Republic of China over the area known as the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region are invalid and without merit.

(b)

Authorization

The President is authorized to recognize the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China as a separate, independent country, in accordance with subsection (a).