S.987 - U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] (Introduced 04/02/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/02/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.987 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.