S.Con.Res.47 - A concurrent resolution recognizing the International Olympic Committee for its work to bring about understanding of individuals and different cultures, for its focus on protecting the civil rights of its participants, for its rules of intolerance against discriminatory acts, and for its goal of promoting world peace through sports.107th Congress (2001-2002)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 06/07/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/07/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text of measure as introduced: (CR S5985-5986) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.47 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
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.
Introduced in Senate (06/07/2001)
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.