S.Res.557 - A resolution honoring the contributions of Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari as Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and in promoting the legitimate rights and aspirations of the Tibetan people.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA] (Introduced 09/13/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/19/2012 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6472-6473) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.557 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (09/19/2012)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Honors the service of Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari as Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Commends the achievements of Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari in building an international coalition of support for Tibet that recognizes: (1) the imperative to preserve Tibet's culture and religious traditions, and (2) that the Tibetan people are entitled under international law to their own identity and autonomy within China.
Acknowledges Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari's role, as a naturalized U.S. citizen, in promoting understanding in the United States of the Tibetan people, their culture and religion, and their struggle for autonomy and human rights.
Supports a political solution for Tibet within China that satisfies the aspirations of the Tibetan people.