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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Fair Trade with China Enforcement Act

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Stopping Foreign Businesses Sanctuary Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To safeguard certain technology and intellectual property in the United States from export to or influence by the People's Republic of China and to protect United States industry from unfair competition by the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/22/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date
03/04/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
03/01/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
01/22/2019Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, the Judiciary, Foreign Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/22/2019Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, the Judiciary, Foreign Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/22/2019Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, the Judiciary, Foreign Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/22/2019Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, the Judiciary, Foreign Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/22/2019Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, the Judiciary, Foreign Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/22/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 01/22/2019
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 02/08/2019

Committees (5)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means01/22/2019 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade03/01/2019 Referred to
House Financial Services01/22/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary01/22/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet03/04/2019 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs01/22/2019 Referred to
House Oversight and Reform01/22/2019 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (01/22/2019)

Fair Trade with China Enforcement Act

This bill revises trade, finance, and tax provisions with respect to China.

The bill directs the Department of Commerce to prohibit the export of certain U.S. technology and intellectual property to China.

The bill places a shareholder cap on Chinese investments in certain U.S. corporations.

Federal agencies are prohibited from using or procuring telecommunications equipment or services from Huawei Technologies Company, ZTE Corporation, or any other entity reasonably believed to be owned or controlled by China.

The bill requires the U.S. Trade Representative to list certain Chinese products that receive support pursuant to China's Made in China 2025 policy. The bill aexpedites the countervailing duty process (i.e., the imposition of duties to offset a subsidy by a foreign government) for products on such a list.

The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to

  • repeal certain reduced withholding rates for residents of China,
  • tax income received by China from certain U.S. investments, and
  • tax income derived from certain Chinese investments.

The bill also allows U.S. courts to hear cases against certain entities or corporate affiliates of a foreign state.