S.Con.Res.113 - A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the free and fair elections in Burma and the urgent need to improve the democratic and human rights of the people of Burma.106th Congress (1999-2000)
Senate - Foreign Relations | House - International Relations
House - 07/20/2000 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations. (All Actions)
This bill has the status Agreed to in Senate
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[actionDate] => 2000-06-30
[displayText] => Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Helms with an amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
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[description] => Introduced
Agreed to in Senate
[actionDate] => 2000-07-19
[displayText] => Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S7282-7283; text as passed Senate: CR S7283; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S7282-7283)
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[description] => Agreed to in Senate
Expresses the sense of Congress that U.S. policy should: (1) support the restoration of democracy in Burma, including implementation of the results of the 1990 elections; (2) continue to call upon the military regime in Burma known as the State Peace and Development Council to guarantee freedoms of assembly, movement, speech, and the press for all Burmese citizens, to accept a political dialogue with Daw Aung Suu Kyi, the National League for Democracy, and ethnic leaders to advance peace and reconciliation in Burma, to release all detained Members elected to the 1990 parliament and other political prisoners, and to uphold the terms and conditions of all human rights and related resolutions passed by the United Nations General Assembly, the Commission on Human Rights, the International Labor Organization, and the European Union; and (3) sustain current economic and political sanctions against Burma, and seek multilateral support for those sanctions, as the appropriate means of securing the restoration of democracy, human rights, and civil liberties and of supporting U.S. national security counternarcotics interests.