To authorize the imposition of sanctions on certain foreign persons that have threatened the national security, foreign policy, public health, or economic health or financial stability of the United States, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 23rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2020
Length: 13 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on July 21, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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33 Cosponsors (33 Republicans)
Jul 21, 2020
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H.R. 7708 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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