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S. 2303: Democracy in Hong Kong Congressional Gold Medal Act

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A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lai Chee ying ("Jimmy Lai"), Law Wai kwong ("Ryan Law"), Cheung Kim hung, Chow Tat kuen ("Royston Chow"), Chan Pui man, Cheung Chi wai, Yeung Ching kee ("Li Ping"), and all the men and women who worked for Apple Daily in recognition of their commitment to freedom and democracy in Hong Kong in the face of the tyranny of the Chinese Communist Party.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Benjamin “Ben” Sasse

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Nebraska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2021
Length: 6 pages
Jun 24, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Jun 24, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 24, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Jun 24, 2021

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S. 2303 is 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. 2303. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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