H.R.7123 - Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 11/13/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Intelligence (Permanent Select); Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/13/2018 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), and the Judiciary, 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7123 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/13/2018)
Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2018
This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall report to Congress on issues including the security threats caused by the Chinese government's reported crackdown on the Uyghur population in Xinjiang province.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation shall report on topics such as its efforts to protect ethnic Uyghurs and Chinese nationals in the United States from Chinese government intimidation.
The U.S. Agency for Global Media shall report on media-related matters, including the reach of U.S. media into Xinjiang and assessments of Chinese propaganda strategies.
The Department of State shall report on the scope of the reported crackdown in Xinjiang, including the number of detained individuals, an assessment of government surveillance in the province, and U.S. diplomatic efforts to address the crackdown.