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A bill to direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
06/03/2019Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Risch with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
01/29/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (4)

Date
06/03/2019Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 100.
Action By: Senate
06/03/2019Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Risch with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
05/22/2019Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
01/29/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Action By: Senate

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Foreign Relations01/29/2019 Referred to
05/22/2019 Markup by
06/03/2019 Reported by

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Reported to Senate (06/03/2019)

This bill directs the Department of State to include additional information in its annual reports concerning Taiwan's participation at the World Health Organization's World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer. The report shall describe changes and improvements to the State Department's plan to support Taiwan's observer status at the WHA, following any meetings at which Taiwan did not participate under such status. (China has opposed Taiwan's participation, based on its position that Taiwan is part of China and not a separate country.)

The State Department shall regularly report to Congress on U.S. actions and plans to strengthen Taiwan's official and unofficial diplomatic relationships around the world.