H.R.825 - United States-Macau Policy Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bereuter, Doug [R-NE-1] (Introduced 02/24/1999)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/04/1999 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.825 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
United States-Macau Policy Act of 1999 - Title I: Policy - Expresses the sense of Congress with respect to U.S. policy toward Macau.
Introduced in House (02/24/1999)
Title II: The Status of Macau in United States Law - Declares that U.S. laws (including treaties and international agreements and export controls the President determines is in the national security interest of the United States) shall continue to apply to Macau on or after December 20, 1999, unless otherwise expressly provided by law or by Executive order.
(Sec. 202) Authorizes the President, whenever it is determined that Macau is not sufficiently autonomous to justify treatment under a particular U.S. law different from that accorded China, to issue an Executive order suspending the application of U.S. law.
(Sec. 204) Directs the President to consult with Congress in carrying out this title.
Title III: Reporting Provisions - Directs the Secretary of State to report to specified congressional committees on conditions in Macau of interest to the United States, including: (1) significant developments in U.S. relations with Macau (including the change in the exercise of sovereignty over it affecting U.S. interests there or the U.S. relations with Macau and China; (2) any significant problems or other developments arising with respect to the application of U.S. export controls to Macau; (3) the suspension (or termination of such suspension) with respect to the application of U.S. laws to Macau; (4) the application of treaties and other international agreements to Macau; (5) the development of democratic institutions in Macau; and (6) compliance by China and Portugal with their obligations under the Joint Declaration of the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Republic of Portugal on the Question of Macau, dated April 13, 1987.