Summary: S.Con.Res.47 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/07/2001)

Recognizes the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for its: (1) work to bring about understanding of individuals and different cultures; (2) focus on protecting the civil rights of its participants; (3) rules of intolerance against discriminatory acts; and (4) goal of promoting world peace through sports.

Encourages IOC members from the United States to abide by all IOC rules when considering and voting for host cities for future Olympic Games.

Recognizes that any government action designating a preference or displeasure with any Olympic Games candidate host city is inconsistent with the IOC's Olympic Charter, Code of Ethics, and rules.

Endorses the concept of the Olympic Games being a competition between athletes in individual or team events and not between countries.