H.Res.1077 - Calling on the Government of the People's Republic of China to end its crackdown in Tibet and enter into a substantive dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama to find a negotiated solution that respects the distinctive language, culture, religious identity, and fundamental freedoms of all Tibetans, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-8] (Introduced 04/03/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||04/09/2008 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||04/09/2008 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.1077 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (04/09/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Calls on the government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) to: (1) end its crackdown on nonviolent Tibetan protesters and its continuing cultural, religious, economic, and linguistic repression inside Tibet; (2) begin a dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama to address the legitimate grievances of the Tibetan people and provide for a long-term solution in Tibet; and (3) release all Tibetans who are imprisoned for nonviolently opposing Chinese government policies in Tibet.
Calls on the U.S. Department of State to: (1) reconsider its decision not to include the PRC among the group of countries described as "the world's most systematic human rights violators"; and (2) implement the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002.