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Official Title as Introduced

Recognizing the 17th anniversary of the massacre in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, in the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
06/12/2006Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 362 - 1 (Roll no. 251).(text: CR H3729)
05/03/2006Introduced in House

All Actions (11)

Date
06/12/2006-6:58pmMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/12/2006-6:58pmOn motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 362 - 1 (Roll no. 251). (text: CR H3729)
06/12/2006-6:32pmConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3749-3750)
06/12/2006-2:47pmAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
06/12/2006-2:31pmDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 794.
06/12/2006-2:31pmConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3729-3732)
06/12/2006-2:31pmMr. Smith (NJ) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
05/25/2006Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
05/25/2006Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
05/03/2006Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
05/03/2006Introduced in House

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House International Relations05/03/2006 Referred to
05/25/2006 Markup by

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House amended (06/12/2006)

Expresses sympathy to the families of those killed, tortured, and imprisoned as a result of their participation in the democracy protests of June 3-4, 1989, in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, in the People's Republic of China (PRC), and to all the people of China who lack fundamental human rights.

Commends all persons who are peacefully advocating for democracy and human rights in China.

Calls upon those nations planning to participate in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing to insist that China comply with the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights

Condemns the ongoing human rights abuses by the government of the PRC, and calls on that government to: (1) release all prisoners of conscience, and end the harassment, detention, and imprisonment of Chinese citizens exercising their legitimate freedoms of expression, association, and religion; (2) end censorship of free speech on the Internet and persecution of Internet dissidents; (3) end persecution of Falun Gong; (4) end organ harvesting that is not voluntary and noncommercial; (5) end the coercive one-child policy; (6) grant the United Nations High Commission on Refugees access to all refugees, and end forcible repatriations of refugees, particularly to North Korea; (7) close "re-education through labor" camps; and (8) release U.S. permanent residents Dr. Yang Jianli and Dr. Wang Bingzhang.