Text: S.3394 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/05/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3394


To amend the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 to include a trade negotiating objective relating to addressing the security of the global communications infrastructure.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 5, 2020

Mr. Thune (for himself, Ms. Stabenow, Mrs. Fischer, and Mr. Warner) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To amend the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 to include a trade negotiating objective relating to addressing the security of the global communications infrastructure.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Network Security Trade Act of 2020”.

SEC. 2. Trade negotiating objective relating to security of communications networks.

Section 102(a) of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (19 U.S.C. 4201(a)) is amended—

(1) in paragraph (14), by striking “; and” and inserting a semicolon;

(2) in paragraph (15), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(16) to ensure that the equipment and technology that create the global communications infrastructure are not compromised by addressing—

“(A) barriers to the security of communications networks and supply chains; and

“(B) unfair trade practices of suppliers of communications equipment that are owned, controlled, or supported by a foreign government.”.


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