H.Con.Res.187 - A concurrent resolution deploring the assassination of Benigno Aquino, calling for the conduct of a thorough, independent, and impartial investigation of that assassination, and calling for free and fair elections in the Philippines.98th Congress (1983-1984)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Solarz, Stephen J. [D-NY-13] (Introduced 10/06/1983)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/26/1983 Received in the Senate and held at the desk by unanimous consent. Pending further disposition. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.187 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #415 (413-3))
Passed House amended (10/25/1983)
States that Congress: (1) deplores the assassination of Benigno Aquino; and (2) expresses its condolences to his family and to all Filipinos.
Expresses the sense of the Congress that steps should be taken to achieve an independent investigation of the Aquino assassination and to bring to justice those responsible for his death.
States that it should be U.S. policy to: (1) support fair elections to the National Assembly in May 1984; and (2) urge the Philippine Government to take steps to secure the full participation of the opposition parties in those elections, including the reconstitution of an impartial electoral commission and the restoration of freedom of the press.
Urges the United States in conducting its relations with the Philippine government to take into account the investigation and the fairness of the 1984 National Assembly elections.