Summary: S.987 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (04/02/2019)

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Act of 2019

This bill calls for various reports to Congress on China-related topics and revises labeling requirements under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938.

Various agencies shall report on

  • whether the United States should file a complaint with the World Trade Organization against China and on China's trade-distorting practices;
  • efforts to prosecute Chinese Communist Party (CCP) affiliates who threaten or coerce U.S. residents;
  • Chinese bases in other countries and how such bases affect freedom of navigation, sea control, and U.S. interests;
  • the Chinese Coast Guard and whether it is being used as a coercive tool in the East China Sea and South China Sea;
  • steps to ensure deployment of fifth generation mobile networks (5G networks) and the threats posed by Chinese 5G equipment and services;
  • U.S.-China technical cooperation and related threats such as intellectual property theft; and
  • China's enforcement of sanctions against North Korea.

The bill also calls for annual reports on

  • supply chain risks associated with China, in particular involving communications and mobile technologies and equipment; and
  • CCP influence and propaganda activities in the United States.

The bill also establishes that informational materials that must be labeled as distributed by a foreign principal shall be labeled as such on the first page in the languages used in the document.