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Official Titles as Introduced

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People's Republic of China would violate the obligations of that government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration and the Hong Kong Basic Law and calling upon all free nations of the world to stand with the people of Hong Kong.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
06/25/2020Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(text: 05/21/2020 CR S2606-2607)
06/25/2020Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S3285-3289)
05/21/2020Introduced in Senate

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
06/25/2020Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: 05/21/2020 CR S2606-2607)
06/25/2020Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3285-3289)
05/21/2020Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Cosponsors (16)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Foreign Relations05/21/2020 Referred to
06/25/2020 Discharged from

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Passed Senate (06/25/2020)

This resolution designates the Hong Kong national security law proposed by China as a violation of China's international obligations. The resolution calls on the United States to use all diplomatic means available to dissuade China from passing the law and rally free nations to stand with the people of Hong Kong.