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S. 3744: Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020


A bill to condemn gross human rights violations of ethnic Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, and calling for an end to arbitrary detention, torture, and harassment of these communities inside and outside China.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 2, 2020
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
May 14, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 17, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 17, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-145
Source

History

May 14, 2020
 
Introduced

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May 14, 2020
 
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.

May 22, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

May 27, 2020
 
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.

Jun 17, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 3744 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3744. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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