The Hong Kong Policy Reevaluation Act 2019 (BILL S. 1824)

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HIGHLIGHTS of the Bill S.1824:

  • Require the Secretary of State in no later than 180 days after the enactment of this Act to report on how the Government of the People’s Republic of China exploits Hong Kong to circumvent the laws of the Unites States.

  • Require Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Director of National Intelligence to report on how the Government of the People’s Republic of China uses formal or informal means to extradite or coercively move foreign nationals, including United States citizens, from Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of China.

  • Require Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Director of National Intelligence, to report on how the Communist Party of China uses Hong Kong to circumvent U.S. export controls, customs duties, and sanctions, as well as conduct espionage on foreign nationals and conduct influence operations, or violate civil liberties guaranteed under the laws of Hong Kong.

  • Require all the reports to be submitted to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives.