By: Rita Cheng, Tony Liao and Lilian Wu
The bill, which was passed by a vote of 392-0, was introduced in April by Reps. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), Ed Royce (R-CA), Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Brad Sherman (D-CA).
Before the bill — H.R. 1853 — was referred to the full floor for a vote, it had already received bipartisan support and the endorsement of 114 representatives.
The legislation will now move the U.S Senate for screening and approval before it comes into effect. [FULL STORY]