China’s national legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPCSC), is soliciting public comment on the following four bills through July 27, 2023:
|Draft Name||Chinese Text||Explanatory Document|
|Administrative Reconsideration Law (2nd Draft Revision)|
|PDF · Δ|
|Marine Environmental Protection Law (2nd Draft Revision)|
|Patriotic Education Law (Draft)|
|Law on Ensuring Food Security (Draft)|
English translations will be provided if and when available. All explanatory documents are in Chinese and compiled in a single PDF; the links above will take you to the corresponding pages in the PDF only if you use a desktop browser—this does not work on a phone or a tablet.
To submit comments online, please refer to this guide. The “职业” (Occupations) dropdown menu for the draft Patriotic Education Law includes the non-default options of “教师” (teachers) and “学生” (students).
Comments can also be mailed to the NPCSC Legislative Affairs Commission [全国人大常委会法制工作委员会] at the following address:
北京市西城区前门西大街1号 邮编: 100805
1 West Qianmen Avenue, Xicheng District, Beijing 100805
Please clearly write “<Draft Name in Chinese>征求意见” on the envelope.