Senate Simple Resolution 274
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution expressing solidarity with Falun Gong practitioners who have lost lives, freedoms, and other rights for adhering to their beliefs and practices, and condemning the practice of non-consenting organ harvesting, and for other purposes.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jul 11, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 11, 2019
Latest Action
Jul 11, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
274
Congress
116
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
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No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This resolution condemns nonconsensual organ harvesting of prisoners in China and calls on China to immediately cease the persecution and imprisonment of Falun Gong practitioners. (Falun Gong is a religious practice that is denounced by the Chinese government.)

Text (1)
Actions (2)
07/11/2019
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S4809-4810)
07/11/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jul 12, 2019 4:42:09 AM
Updated
Oct 26, 2020 11:06:38 PM