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H.RES.418: Urging the Government of Burma to end the persecution of the Rohingya people and respect internationally recognized human rights for all ethnic and religious minority groups within Burma.
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|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||international affairs|
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|Sponsor||Jim McGovern, D-Mass.|
|Total Cosponsors||50 (36 Democrats, 14 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Nov. 18, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||May 7, 2014|
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Recognizes the initial steps Burma has taken in transitioning from a military dictatorship to a quasi-civilian government, including the conditional release of some political prisoners, and calls for more progress to be made in critical areas of democracy, constitutional reform, and national reconciliation.
Calls on the government of Burma to: (1) end persecution and discrimination of the Rohingya people, recognize the Rohingya as an indigenous ethnic group, and resolve their citizenship status; and (2) ensure respect for human rights for all ethnic and religious minority groups within Burma.
Calls on the United States and the international community to put pressure on Burma to end the persecution and discrimination of the Rohingya population and to protect the fundamental rights of all ethnic and religious minority groups in Burma.
Calls on the United States to prioritize the removal of state-sanctioned discriminatory policies in its engagement with Burma...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|May 7, 2014||On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3929)|
|May 7, 2014||DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 418.|
|May 7, 2014||Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3929-3932)|
|May 7, 2014||Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.|
|March 25, 2014||Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.|
|March 25, 2014||Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|March 19, 2014||Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Discharged.|
|Dec. 11, 2013||Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Unanimous Consent .|
|Dec. 11, 2013||Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|Dec. 6, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.|
|Dec. 6, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.|
|Nov. 18, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|