H.Res.908 - Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] (Introduced 03/25/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/17/2020 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Res.908 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/25/2020)
This resolution calls on all public officials to condemn and denounce anti-Asian sentiment, racism, discrimination, and religious intolerance related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), and to call on federal law enforcement officials, working with state and local officials, to take specified steps.
It calls on federal officials to expeditiously investigate and document all credible reports of hate crimes and incidents and threats against the Asian-American community and prosecute perpetrators.
The resolution recommits U.S. leadership to (1) prioritize language access and inclusivity in communication practices, and (2) combat misinformation and discrimination that put Asian Americans at risk.