H.R.7440 To impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons involved in the erosion of certain obligations of China with respect to Hong Kong, and for other purposes.

Sponsored by Brad Sherman (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-01 in the House Rules Committee.  The last major action was Became Public Law No: 116-149 which took place on 2020-07-14.

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This legislation was co-sponsored by Ted Yoho (R), Carolyn B. Maloney (D), John Curtis (R), Gerald E. Connolly (D), Andy Barr (R), Thomas Suozzi (D), Guy Reschenthaler (R), Abigail Spanberger (D), Brian Fitzpatrick (R), Michael Guest (R), and Scott Perry (R).


07/02/2020 - Presented to President.

07/02/2020 - Message on Senate action sent to the House.

07/02/2020 - Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

07/01/2020 - Received in the Senate.

07/01/2020 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

07/01/2020 - On passage Passed without objection.

07/01/2020 - Considered by unanimous consent.

07/01/2020 - Mr. Sherman asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.

07/01/2020 - Committee on Rules discharged.

07/01/2020 - Committee on Ways and Means discharged.

07/01/2020 - Committee on Financial Services discharged.

07/01/2020 - Committee on the Judiciary discharged.

07/01/2020 - Committee on Foreign Affairs discharged.

07/01/2020 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Financial Services, Ways and Means, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

07/01/2020 - Received in the Senate, read twice.

07/01/2020 - Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H3039-3044; text: CR H3039-3044)