To impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons that knowingly spread malign disinformation as part of or on behalf of a foreign government or political party for purposes of political warfare and to require a determination regarding the United Front Work Department of the Chinese Communist Party.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2020
Length: 12 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on September 17, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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3 Cosponsors (3 Republicans)
Sep 17, 2020
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Feb 23, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1214.
H.R. 8286 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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