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S.RES.361: A resolution recognizing the threats to freedom of the press and expression in the People's Republic of China and urging the Government of the People's Republic of China to take meaningful steps to improve freedom of expression as fitting of a responsible international stakeholder.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||international affairs|
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|Sponsor||Benjamin L. Cardin, D-Md.|
|Total Cosponsors||4 (1 Democrat, 3 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Feb. 24, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||April 8, 2014|
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Reaffirms the importance of freedom of the press to U.S. efforts to support democracy, mitigate conflict, and promote good governance domestically and around the world.
Condemns actions taken by China to suppress freedom of the press.
Urges the President to use U.S. influence to support the free flow of information to the people of China, including through the Internet and other electronic media.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 8, 2014||Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S2287)|
|April 8, 2014||Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S2286-2287)|
|March 11, 2014||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 322.|
|March 11, 2014||Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.|
|March 11, 2014||Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.|
|Feb. 24, 2014||Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1008-1009)|