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HR 2002

Title: Taiwan Assurance Act of 2019
Author: Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX)

Summary
...This bill directs the Department of State to review its guidance governing U.S.-Taiwan relations and to reissue such guidance to the relevant executive branch departments and agencies. It also directs the State Department to report to Congress on the results of the review and on the implementation of the Taiwan Travel Act, which states that it is U.S. policy to allow and encourage engagement between U.S. and Taiwanese officials.</p> <p>The bill states that Taiwan is an important part of U.S. strategy in the region and urges the United States to conduct regular transfers of defense articles to enhance Taiwan's self-defense capabilities. </p> <p><br /></p>

Status
Introduced in House 04/01/2019
Introduced in House 04/01/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. 04/01/2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. 04/09/2019
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules. 04/09/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 04/09/2019
Mr. Sires moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. 05/07/2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3455-3457) 05/07/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2002. 05/07/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H3455-3456) 05/07/2019
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3455-3456) 05/07/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 05/07/2019
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. 05/08/2019

Bill Text
05/08/2019 - HR 2002 (Referred+in+Senate) 05/07/2019 - HR 2002 (Engrossed+in+House) 04/01/2019 - HR 2002 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX)
    U.S. Representative

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