Summary: H.R.5254 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/07/1994)

Special Envoy for Tibet Act of 1994 - Establishes a U.S. Special Envoy for Tibet within the Department of State, to be appointed by the President. Grants such envoy ambassadorial rank.

Authorizes and encourages the Special Envoy to: (1) promote substantive negotiations between the Dalai Lama and senior members of the Chinese Government; (2) promote good relations between the Dalai Lama and the U.S. Government; and (3) travel regularly throughout Tibet and Tibetan refugee settlements.

Requires the Special Envoy to: (1) consult with the Congress on policies relevant to Tibet; (2) coordinate U.S. Government policies, programs, and projects concerning Tibet; and (3) report to the Secretary of State on the state of relations between the United States and Tibet and on conditions in Tibet.