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H.CON.RES.29: Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should resume normal diplomatic relations with Taiwan, and for other purposes.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Michael McCaul, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 13 (3 Democrats, 10 Republicans)
Introduced April 10, 2013
Latest Major Action May 6, 2013
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Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the President should abandon the One China Policy in favor of a One China, One Taiwan Policy that recognizes Taiwan's sovereignty and independence; (2) the President should begin the process of resuming normal diplomatic relations with Taiwan; and (3) the President, the Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations, and other relevant U.S. officials should support Taiwan's full participation in the United Nations (U.N.) and any other international organization of which the United States is a member and for which statehood is a requirement.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
April 10, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.