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H.R. 7440: Hong Kong Autonomy Act


To impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons involved in the erosion of certain obligations of China with respect to Hong Kong, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Brad Sherman

Sponsor. Representative for California's 30th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 3, 2020
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Jul 1, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 14, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 14, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-149
Source

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3798: Hong Kong Autonomy Act

Passed Senate (House next) on Jun 25, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 7083: Hong Kong Autonomy Act

Introduced on Jun 1, 2020. 90% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jul 1, 2020
 
Introduced

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Jul 1, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 2, 2020
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 14, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 7440 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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