Summary: H.Res.102 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/09/1999)

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) bilateral, multilateral, or any other form of assistance or benefits to any country should not be conditioned upon, or linked to, that country's adoption of population programs, targets, goals, or quotas, or to any other relinquishment of the country's sovereign right to implement the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development; (2) family planning service providers or referral agents should not implement, or be subject to, numerical quotas, goals, or targets of total number of births, number of family planning acceptors, or acceptors of a particular method of family planning; (3) family planning projects or programs should meet specified requirements, such as not denying any right or benefit as a consequence of a person's decision not to accept family planning services; (4) a health care provider or project, or program personnel, should not be required to participate in any method or program of family planning that violates the provider's or personnel's rights of conscience or religion; and (5) the United States should reaffirm these principles in the United Nations General Assembly special session to be held from June 30 to July 2, 1999, and in all preparatory meetings for such session.