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S. 2710 (116th): A bill to prohibit the commercial export of covered munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force.


Sponsor and status

Jeff Merkley

Sponsor. Senator for Oregon. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Oct 24, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 27, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 27, 2019.

Law
Pub.L. 116-77
Cosponsors

17 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 8 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Defense Bill Clears Senate, Includes Gardner Provision to Promote Democracy, Human Rights, and Autonomy in Hong Kong
    — Sen. Cory Gardner [R-CO, 2015-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 17, 2019

Blackburn’s Bill Banning Export of Crowd Control Equipment toHong Kong Police Force Passes Senate
    — Sen. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 19, 2019

Washington Watch - 11/25/19
    — Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7, 2011-2020] on Nov 25, 2019

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History

Oct 24, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Nov 19, 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.

Nov 20, 2019
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 27, 2019
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2710 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2710. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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