Senate Simple Resolution 552
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution supporting an international investigation into the handling by the Government of the People's Republic of China of COVID-19 and the impact of handling COVID-19 in that manner on the people of the United States and other nations.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Mar 24, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 24, 2020
Latest Action
Mar 24, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
552
Congress
116
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Missouri
Arkansas
North Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This resolution condemns the Chinese government's decision to hide the emergence and spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) within China. It also calls for an investigation by public health officials from the United States and other affected countries into how China's actions contributed to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Text (1)
March 24, 2020
Actions (2)
03/24/2020
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S2013-2014)
03/24/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 25, 2020 10:57:15 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:34 PM