Senate Bill 2716
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A bill to direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, and for other purposes.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Apr 19, 2018
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Apr 19, 2018
Latest Action
Apr 19, 2018
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
2716
Congress
115
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
Oklahoma
New Jersey
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This bill requires the annual reports submitted by the Department of State to Congress concerning the U.S. plan to endorse and obtain observer status for Taiwan at the annual summit of the World Health Assembly (WHA) held by the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, to include an account of the changes and improvements that the State Department has made to such plan following any annual meetings of the WHA at which Taiwan did not obtain such status.

Text (1)
April 19, 2018
Actions (2)
04/19/2018
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
04/19/2018
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Apr 20, 2018 4:25:59 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:55:00 PM