H.Con.Res.136 - Expressing the sense of the Congress on the movement for democracy in China.101st Congress (1989-1990)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Introduced 05/24/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/07/1989 Message on House action received in Senate and held at desk: House amendments to Senate amendments. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 2 roll call votes|
This bill has the status Resolving Differences
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- Agreed to in Senate
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Summary: H.Con.Res.136 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
House agreed to Senate amendment with amendment (06/06/1989)
Condemns the excessive and indiscriminate use of force by the authorities of the People's Republic of China against its citizens.
Calls upon the Chinese authorities to: (1) cooperate with international efforts to assess the needs of, and provide medical and other humanitarian assistance to, the victims of the recent violence; and (2) resolve China's political crisis without further violence, end martial law, release all political prisoners, enter into a genuine dialogue with representatives of the demonstrators, permit the flow of information about the democracy movement, and embark on a program of political reform.
Supports the actions taken by the President: (1) in response to the Chinese authorities' repression; and (2) to protect U.S. citizens in China. Urges immediate consultations with other democratic nations to consider additional measures should the violence continue.