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S. 1678: Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019

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A bill to express United States support for Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Cory Gardner

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Colorado. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 31, 2019
Length: 7 pages
May 23, 2019

Passed Senate (House next) on Oct 29, 2019

This bill passed in the Senate on October 29, 2019 and goes to the House next for consideration.

48% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

H.R. 4754 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Oct 30, 2019


Position statements

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates new spending due to S. 1678 will be negligible.


May 23, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 25, 2019
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 29, 2019
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 1678 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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