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


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

Sponsor and status

Cory Gardner

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Colorado. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2020
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
May 23, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 26, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 26, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-135
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Gardner Calls on USTR to Initiate Bilateral Trade Agreement Negotiations with Taiwan
    — Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO] (Sponsor) on Jul 29, 2020

Coons, Gardner, Curtis, Gonzalez Cheer House Passage of TAIPEI ACT
    — Sen. Chris Coons [D-DE] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 6, 2020

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - March 06, 2020
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Mar 9, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 1678 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 4754: Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019

Ordered Reported on Oct 30, 2019. 69% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 23, 2019
 
Introduced

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.

Mar 4, 2020
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Mar 11, 2020
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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.

Mar 26, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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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