H.RES.185: Taiwan Travel Act

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Sponsor Kerry Bentivolio, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 26, 2013
Latest Major Action May 6, 2013
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Bill Summary

Taiwan Travel Act - States that it should be U.S. policy to: (1) allow all high-level officials of Taiwan to enter the United States or its embassies and consulates under conditions which demonstrate appropriate respect for the dignity of such leaders; (2) allow meetings between all high-level Taiwanese and U.S. executive department officials, including the Department of State and Department of Defense (DOD); and (3) allow the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office and all other Taiwanese instrumentalities to conduct official business activities, including activities which involve participation by members of Congress and other representatives of the federal, state, and local governments, and all high-level Taiwanese officials, without U.S. government or foreign obstruction.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
April 26, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.