Li Zhanshu, chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, presides over the first plenary meeting of the 22nd session of the 13th NPC Standing Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)
BEIJING, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) — The Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, started its 22nd session Tuesday to review multiple draft laws and law revisions.
During the five-day session, lawmakers will review draft laws on biosecurity, export control, Yangtze River conservation, veterans support, personal information protection, and coast guard.
They are also expected to deliberate a draft amendment to the Patent Law, a draft revision to the Law on the Protection of Minors, draft amendments to the National Flag Law and the National Emblem Law, a draft amendment to the Criminal Law and a draft revision to the Administrative Penalty Law.
A draft amendment to the Electoral Law of the National People’s Congress and Local People’s Congresses, a draft revision to the Wildlife Protection Law and a draft revision to the National Defense Law will also be reviewed, according to the agenda.