H.RES.530: Urging the appropriate representative of the United States to the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to introduce a resolution calling upon the Government of the People's Republic of China to end its human rights violations in C

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about law
  • Introduced Feb. 24, 2004
  • Latest Major Action March 3, 2004

Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of Congress that the United State should continue to insist that the People's Republic of China adhere to fundamental human rights principles and allow its citizens full enjoyment of those rights. Declares that Congress urges the People's Republic of China to: (1) stop the persecution of all religious practitioners and safeguard fundamental human rights; (2) stop the forced return of North Korean refugees; (3) end its...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Mr. Smith (NJ) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 530.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 402 - 2 (Roll no. 34).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 24, 2004

Introduced in the House by Christopher H. Smith (R-N.J.)

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