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H.R. 1137: Opposing Business with Chinese Military Companies Act


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 18, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1137

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 18, 2021

(for himself, Mrs. McClain, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Mr. Waltz, Mr. Owens, Mr. Norman, Mrs. Hinson, Mr. Palazzo, and Mr. Baird) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

A BILL

To amend the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 to require the use of certain authorities under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Opposing Business with Chinese Military Companies Act.

2.

Modification to use of emergency sanctions authorities

(a)

In general

Section 1237(a)(1) of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (50 U.S.C. 1701 note) is amended by striking may exercise and inserting shall exercise.

(b)

Extension of list requirement

Notwithstanding section 1061(i)(6) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (10 U.S.C. 111 note), the submission required by subsection (b) of section 1237 of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999—

(1)

shall not terminate on December 31, 2021; and

(2)

shall continue in effect until December 31, 2026.