Senate Simple Resolution 18
117th Congress(2021-2022)
A resolution in support of an international investigation into the handling by the Government of the People's Republic of China of COVID-19 and the impact thereof on the people of the United States and other nations.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jan 27, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 27, 2021
Latest Action
Jan 27, 2021
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
18
Congress
117
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
Indiana
North Carolina
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)
January 27, 2021
Actions (2)
01/27/2021
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S178)
01/27/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 28, 2021 5:27:13 AM
Updated
Apr 16, 2021 4:34:26 AM