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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.