There is one summary for H.Res.118. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/16/1999)

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) no bilateral or multilateral assistance or benefit to any country should be conditioned upon that country's adoption of population programs or relinquishment of its 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 targets of total number of births, family planning acceptors, or acceptors of a particular method of family planning (but allows the use of quantitative estimates or indicators for budgeting and planning purposes); (3) no family planning project should include payment of financial reward to any person in exchange for becoming a family planning acceptor or to program personnel for achieving a numerical target or quota of total number of births, number of family planning acceptors, or acceptors of a particular method of family planning; (4) no project should deny any right or benefit, including the right of access to participate in any program of general welfare or the right of access to health care, as a consequence of any person's decision not to accept family planning services; (5) every family project should provide family planning acceptors with comprehensible information on the health benefits and risks of the method chosen, and should ensure that experimental contraceptive drugs and devices and medical procedures are provided only in the context of a scientific study in which participants are advised of potential risks and benefits; and (6) the United States should reaffirm these principles in the special session of the United Nations General Assembly to be held between June 30 and July 2, 1999, and in all preparatory meetings for the special session.