Senate Bill 3600
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Li Wenliang Global Public Health Accountability Act of 2020
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on May 5, 2020
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
May 5, 2020
Latest Action
May 5, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
3600
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
Arkansas
Missouri
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Li Wenliang Global Public Health Accountability Act of 2020

This bill authorizes the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities involved in deliberate acts to conceal or distort information about a public health emergency of international concern, including COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).

Specifically, the President may impose sanctions on (1) a government official (or a senior associate of such an official) who is responsible for or complicit in deliberate acts to conceal or distort information about an international public health emergency, or who financially benefits from such acts; or (2) a foreign person or entity that has materially assisted or supported such acts.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
05/05/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
05/05/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 6, 2020 4:27:07 AM
Updated
Aug 17, 2020 9:00:11 PM