The measure bans choke holds, restricts officer immunity, combats racial profiling and establishes a database to track police misconduct. It now faces a showdown in the Senate where Republican leadership has no intention of passing it.
"Terry passed away after a long, extremely brave but always good-humoured battle with a rare form of dementia," his family says.
Carrie Lam is in Beijing for talks with Li and Chinese President Xi Jinping. It's her first visit to Beijing since pro-democracy candidates swept local Hong Kong elections last month.
Critics have called the proposed law anti-Muslim, and some opposition parties have also pushed back, arguing citizenship cannot be granted on the basis of religion.
China in reaction said it resolutely opposes the US House of Representatives' bill requiring the Trump administration to toughen its response to what the bill called China's crackdown on ethnic Muslim minorities in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
The bill also extends to employees of foreign funded NGOs with rights group warning it is aimed at throttling journalism.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sorry for crisis sparked by planned and then postponed extradition bill that led to massive protests and demands for her resignation.
The legislation approved temporary funds for several federal agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, to keep them operating through February 8 without the $5 billion demanded by Trump to build a wall on the US-Mexico border.
The breakthrough came at midnight on Thursday the deadline for Congress to pass a stopgap spending measure - its fifth since October - or once again turn the lights out on the federal government.
While many have welcomed the move, there has also been resistance as some have claimed it is an attempt to demonise the Muslim community.
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s comments came after a defeat in parliament over her Brexit blueprint.
Although Prime Minister May's government has long said it would welcome an acceleration in the talks, she faces a struggle to get parliamentary support for the EU Withdrawal Bill, a law to sever political, financial and legal ties with the bloc.
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