H.R.1872: Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018

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Bill Summary

Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of State to submit an annual, publicly-available report to Congress that includes: (1) a list of individuals holding specified senior Chinese leadership positions at the national and subnational levels; and (2) an assessment of the level of access Chinese authorities granted U.S. diplomats, journalists, and tourists to Tibetan areas in China. Such assessment shall...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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There are 6 statements associated with H.R.1872.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 26
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Sept. 25

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8849-8850)

Sept. 25
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8849-8853)
Sept. 25
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 25
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Sept. 25
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1872.
Sept. 25
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Sept. 25
Mr. Rutherford moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 25
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 18, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
May 1, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
April 4, 2017
Referred to House Foreign Affairs
April 4, 2017
Referred to House Judiciary
April 4, 2017
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
April 4, 2017

Introduced in the House by Jim McGovern (D-Mass.)

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