The ongoing list of US Federal legislative actions we are watching.


S.Res.81 – World Health Organization Pandemic Treaty Implementation Resolution

Current cosponsor count: 20


HR6645 Disengaging Entirely From the United Nations Debacle Act of 2023 or the DEFUND Act of 2023

Current cosponsor count: 4

Matching Senate Bill: S3428 118th Congress


S444: No WHO Pandemic Preparedness Treaty Without Senate Approval Act

Current cosponsor count: 47


HR 1425: No WHO Pandemic Preparedness Treaty Without Senate Approval Act

Current cosponsor count: 28


HR 1122: CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act

Read the article from Liberty Counsel

Current cosponsor count: 46

To amend the Federal Reserve Act to prohibit the Federal reserve banks from offering certain products or services directly to an individual, to prohibit the use of central bank digital currency for monetary policy, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 21, 2023

Mr. Emmer (for himself, Mr. Hill, Mr. Davidson, Mr. Flood, Mr. Norman, Mr. Donalds, Mr. Biggs, Mr. Loudermilk, Mr. Sessions, and Mrs. Kim of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


A BILL

To amend the Federal Reserve Act to prohibit the Federal reserve banks from offering certain products or services directly to an individual, to prohibit the use of central bank digital currency for monetary policy, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on Federal reserve banks relating to certain products or services for individuals.

Section 13 of the Federal Reserve Act is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(15) Except as specifically authorized under this Act, a Federal reserve bank may not offer products or services directly to an individual, maintain an account on behalf of an individual, or issue a central bank digital currency directly to an individual.”.

SEC. 3. Prohibition on the use of central bank digital currency for monetary policy.

Section 10 of the Federal Reserve Act is amended by inserting before paragraph (12) the following new paragraph:

“(11) PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY FOR MONETARY POLICY.—The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee may not use any central bank digital currency to implement monetary policy.”.

SEC. 4. Central bank digital currency study and pilot program coordination.

With respect to any central bank digital currency study or pilot program of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Board of Governors shall—

(1) consult each Federal reserve bank with respect to such study or pilot program; and

(2) issue quarterly reports to the Congress on findings and determinations made in carrying out such study or pilot program.


HR 79: WHO Withdrawal Act

Read the article from James Roguski.

Current Co-sponsor count: 53

H. R. 79

To direct the President to withdraw the United States from the Constitution of the World Health Organization, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 9, 2023

Mr. Biggs (for himself, Mr. Perry, Mrs. Miller of Illinois, Mr. Massie, and Mr. Rosendale) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


A BILL

To direct the President to withdraw the United States from the Constitution of the World Health Organization, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “WHO Withdrawal Act”.

SEC. 2. Withdrawal of United States from the Constitution of the World Health Organization; prohibition on use of funds.

Effective on the date of the enactment of this Act—

(1) the President shall withdraw the United States from the Constitution of the World Health Organization (62 Stat. 2679; 14 U.N.T.S 186); and

(2) no funds available to any Federal department or agency may used to provide for the participation of the United States in the World Health Organization or any successor organization.

SEC. 3. Repeal of the Act of June 14, 1948.

The Act of June 14, 1948 (Public Law 806–43; 62 Stat. 441; 22 U.S.C. 290 et seq.), providing for membership and participation by the United States in the World Health Organization and authorizing an appropriation therefor, is repealed.