US HR393 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 24-14)
Status: Introduced on May 21 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-04 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

Remembering the victims of the violent suppression of democracy protests in Tiananmen Square and elsewhere in China on June 3 and 4, 1989, and calling on the Government of the People's Republic of China to respect the universally recognized human rights of all people living in China and around the world. This resolution expresses support for the leaders of the peaceful Tiananmen pro-democracy demonstrations in the spring of 1989 in Beijing, and expresses sympathy and solidarity with the families of those killed, tortured, and imprisoned for their participation. It also calls on the Chinese government to (1) support a full and transparent accounting of its violent suppression of the protests, (2) cease censoring information about the massacre, and (3) allow the protesters to return to China without risk of retribution.

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Title

Remembering the victims of the violent suppression of democracy protests in Tiananmen Square and elsewhere in China on June 3 and 4, 1989, and calling on the Government of the People's Republic of China to respect the universally recognized human rights of all people living in China and around the world.

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Roll Calls

2019-06-04 - House - On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended RC# 238 (Y: 423 N: 0 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-04HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-06-04HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 423 - 0 (Roll no. 238). (text: CR H4231-4232)
2019-06-04HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4291-4292)
2019-06-04HouseAt 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.
2019-06-04HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 393.
2019-06-04HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4231-4236)
2019-06-04HouseMr. Malinowski moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
2019-05-21HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2019-05-21HouseIntroduced in House

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