H.Res.231 - Urging the President to make clear to the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam the commitment of the American people in support of democracy and religious and economic freedom for the people of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.105th Congress (1997-1998)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-45] (Introduced 09/17/1997)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||11/13/1997 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
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Summary: H.Res.231 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (11/13/1997)
Urges the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to: (1) release all political prisoners, including Dr. Nguyen Dan Que, Professor Doan Viet Hoat, Venerable Thich Quang Do, Reverend Pham Minh Tri, and evangelist To Dinh Trung, with full restoration of their civil and human rights; (2) permit all political organizations in Vietnam to function without intimidation or harassment; and (3) announce a framework and timetable for free and fair elections of local and national leaders.
Requests the President to make clear to such Government: (1) the firm commitment of the American people to political, religious, and economic freedom for the people of Vietnam; and (2) that the United States fully expects equal protection under the law to all Vietnamese.