A bill to develop and deploy firewall circumvention tools for the people of Hong Kong after the People's Republic of China violated its agreement under the Joint Declaration, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2020
Length: 10 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on July 21, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jul 21, 2020
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 18, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 860.
S. 4245 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 4245. 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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