HFAC Markups Thursday 16 May


The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a markup to consider various measures on Thursday, May 16th.

The thinly-attended hearing considered the following pieces of trade-related legislation.

H.R. 8315, To amend the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 to prevent
foreign adversaries from exploiting United States artificial intelligence and
other enabling technologies, and for other purposes; ‘‘Enhancing National Frameworks for Overseas Restriction of Critical Exports Act’’ or ‘‘ENFORCE Act’’.

Further debate on HR 8315 is scheduled for May 22 at 9:00 AM

H.R. 8361, To impose sanctions with respect to economic or industrial
espionage by foreign adversarial companies, and for other purposes; ‘‘Economic Espionage Prevention Act’’. 

H.R. 8152, To amend the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 to provide for control of remote access of items, and for other purposes; [see China Cloud Access Targeted]

H.R. 8001, To impose sanctions on the Houthis for attacks on international
shipping, and for other purposes;

H.R. 8046, To impose sanctions with respect to Rosatom, and for other
purposes; " to end United States reliance on the nuclear energy sector of the Russian Federation," *

H.R. 3246, To authorize the imposition of sanctions with respect to any foreign person endangering the integrity or safety of the Zaporzhzhia
nuclear power plant;

H.R. 8310, To require strategies on United States policy towards the
Democratic Republic of the Congo, and for other purposes; ‘‘Bipartisan Building Relationships and Increasing Democratic Governance through Engagement to DRC Act of 2024’’ or the ‘‘Bipartisan BRIDGE to DRC Act of 2024’’. 

H.R. 8362, To direct the Secretary of State to host regular U.S.-Africa Leaders Summits, and for other purposes;

H.R. 7586, To establish a Department of State Domestic Protection
Mission relating to unmanned aircraft system and unmanned aircraft; 

***NOTE: Measures may be added or changed. Check here and [here]for updates.***


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