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A joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding Wei Jingsheng; Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the next Panchen Lama of Tibet; and the human rights practices of the Government of the People's Republic of China.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
12/13/1995Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S18575-18579)
12/12/1995Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported to Senate by Senator Helms without amendment and an amended preamble. Without written report.
12/11/1995Introduced in Senate

All Actions (8)

Date Chamber All Actions
12/14/1995-11:52amHouseHeld at the desk.
12/14/1995SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
12/14/1995-10:01amHouseReceived in the House.
12/13/1995SenatePassed Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S18575-18579)
12/12/1995SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 266.
12/12/1995SenateCommittee on Foreign Relations. Reported to Senate by Senator Helms without amendment and an amended preamble. Without written report.
12/12/1995SenateCommittee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
12/11/1995SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Foreign Relations12/11/1995 Referred to
12/12/1995 Markup by
12/12/1995 Reported by

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Introduced in Senate (12/11/1995)

Calls for the U.S. Government to: (1) press for the release of Wei Jingsheng and other political prisoners by the Government of the People's Republic of China; (2) urge the Chinese Government to respect the wishes of the Tibetan people by supporting the selection of the new Panchen Lama by the Dalai Lama; (3) work to ensure the safety of the new Panchen Lama; and (4) sponsor and push for the passage of a resolution regarding the human rights situation in China at the annual meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva scheduled for March 1996.