Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Login
BROWSE
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Login
Advanced Search Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

Graham, GOP Senators Introduce China Sanctions Bill Over Virus

May 12, 2020, 5:56 PM

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham introduces measure that would authorize the president to impose sanctions on China if Beijing “fails to cooperate and provide a full accounting of the events leading up to the outbreak” of the coronavirus.

  • Bill would require president to certify within 60 days that China has provided full accounting to any Covid-19 investigation led by the U.S., its allies or UN affiliate, and closed wet markets that have potential to expose humans to health risks
    • Legislation also calls for release of pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong
  • Bill co-sponsored by Republican Senators Thom Tillis, Cindy Hyde-Smith, ...