US House Passes China Sanctions Bill Over Hong Kong Security Law

By Kyodo News 2 July 2020

WASHINGTON—The US House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday penalizing Chinese banks that do business with officials who help implement a national security law enacted by Beijing that is seen eroding Hong Kong’s autonomy.

The bill, similar to a measure passed by the Senate last week, would have to be approved by the Senate before going to US President Donald Trump for a signature, Congress members said.

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