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S. 1657: South China Sea and East China Sea Sanctions Act of 2021

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A bill to impose sanctions with respect to the People's Republic of China in relation to activities in the South China Sea and the East China Sea, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2021
Length: 30 pages
Introduced
May 17, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Oct 19, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on October 19, 2021.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rubio, Cardin Welcome Committee Passage of Bill Targeting Chinese Aggression in South and East China Seas
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Oct 19, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 1657 will be negligible.

History

May 17, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Oct 19, 2021
 
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.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1657 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. 1657. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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