H.Con.Res.26 - Condemning the punishment of execution by stoning as a gross violation of human rights, and for other purposes.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] (Introduced 01/29/2003)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||03/19/2003 Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||03/18/2003 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.26 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced in the House on January 29, 2003. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Passed House without amendment (03/18/2003)
Condemns the practice of execution by stoning, and calls upon the international community to recognize this practice as a gross violation of human rights.
Requests the President to: (1) communicate this resolution formally to governments imposing this cruel punishment and urge the suspension of sentences of death by stoning; and (2) direct the Secretary of State to work with the international community toward the repeal of stoning laws and adherence to international standards of human rights.