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A joint resolution to designate August 1, 1994, as "Helsinki Human Rights Day".

Actions Overview (7)

08/11/1994Became Public Law No: 103-294.
08/11/1994Signed by President.
08/03/1994Presented to President.
08/01/1994Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
07/25/1994Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.
07/25/1994Senate Committee on Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S9649)
05/19/1994Introduced in Senate

All Actions (16)

Date Chamber
08/11/1994Became Public Law No: 103-294.
08/11/1994Signed by President.
08/03/1994SenatePresented to President.
08/01/1994-1:08pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
08/01/1994-1:08pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
08/01/1994-1:03pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
08/01/1994-1:03pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6513-6515)
08/01/1994-1:02pmHouseMr. Hamilton moved to suspend the rules and pass the resolution.
07/26/1994HouseReferred jointly to the House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.
07/26/1994HouseReferred jointly to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
07/26/1994-10:02amHouseReceived in the House.
07/26/1994SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
07/25/1994SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.
07/25/1994SenateSenate Committee on Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S9649)
05/19/1994SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
05/19/1994SenateSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S6135)

Cosponsors (50)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Murkowski, Frank H. [R-AK]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [D-CT]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Mitchell, George J. [D-ME]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Wofford, Harris [D-PA]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Jeffords, James M. [R-VT]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Wallop, Malcolm [R-WY]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Warner, John [R-VA]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Moynihan, Daniel Patrick [D-NY]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Kennedy, Edward M. [D-MA]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Sarbanes, Paul S. [D-MD]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Hollings, Ernest F. [D-SC]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Heflin, Howell [D-AL]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Glenn, John H., Jr. [D-OH]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Ford, Wendell H. [D-KY]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Conrad, Kent [D-ND]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [D-CO]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Mack, Connie, III [R-FL]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Kohl, Herb [D-WI]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Smith, Bob [R-NH]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Cochran, Thad [R-MS]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Dodd, Christopher J. [D-CT]* 05/19/1994
Sen. D'Amato, Alfonse [R-NY]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Levin, Carl [D-MI]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Johnston, J. Bennett [D-LA]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Wellstone, Paul D. [D-MN]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Mathews, Harlan [D-TN]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Nunn, Sam [D-GA]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Bradley, Bill [D-NJ]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Graham, Bob [D-FL]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Durenberger, Dave [R-MN]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Metzenbaum, Howard M. [D-OH]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Dole, Robert J. [R-KS]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Thurmond, Strom [R-SC]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Pressler, Larry [R-SD]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Lott, Trent [R-MS]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT]* 05/19/1994
Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Specter, Arlen [R-PA]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. [D-DE]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Domenici, Pete V. [R-NM]* 05/19/1994
Sen. Cohen, William S. [R-ME] 05/23/1994
Sen. Chafee, John H. [R-RI] 07/12/1994

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary05/19/1994 Referred to
07/25/1994 Discharged from
House Foreign Affairs07/26/1994 Referred to
House Post Office and Civil Service07/26/1994 Referred to

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Subjects (6)

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Introduced in Senate (05/19/1994)

Designates August 1, 1994, as Helsinki Human Rights Day. Authorizes the President to reassert America's commitment to the Helsinki Accords and requests him to: (1) convey to all signatories of the Accords that respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms is a vital element of further progress in the ongoing Helsinki process; and (2) develop new proposals to advance the human rights objectives of such process to address the major problems that remain.