House Simple Resolution 124
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Supporting the people of Belarus and their democratic aspirations and condemning the election rigging and subsequent violent crackdowns on peaceful protesters by the illegitimate Lukashenka regime.
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Passed House on Apr 20, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 15, 2021
Latest Action
Apr 20, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
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
124
Congress
117
Policy Area
International Affairs
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House Votes (1)
Passed
April 20, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
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Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 6 of H. Res. 330, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 367; H.R. 370; H.R. 396; H.R. 397, as amended; H.R. 408; H.R. 490; H.R. 965, as amended; H.R. 1251, as amended; H.R. 1395; H.R. 1491; H.R. 1528; H.R. 1532; H.R. 1565; H.R. 1602; and H.R. 2523, as amended; and the following resolution was agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 124, as amended.(consideration: CR H1979-1994; text: CR H1992-1993)
Summary

This resolution states that the August 9, 2020, election in Belarus was neither free nor fair and, as such, the House of Representatives does not recognize Alyaksandr Lukashenka as the country's legitimate president. The resolution also states that the people of Belarus have the right to determine the country's future without unwelcome intervention from outside actors and condemns the human rights violations committed by Belarusian authorities.

Text (2)
April 20, 2021
February 15, 2021
Actions (12)
04/20/2021
Pursuant to section 6 of H. Res. 330, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 367; H.R. 370; H.R. 396; H.R. 397, as amended; H.R. 408; H.R. 490; H.R. 965, as amended; H.R. 1251, as amended; H.R. 1395; H.R. 1491; H.R. 1528; H.R. 1532; H.R. 1565; H.R. 1602; and H.R. 2523, as amended; and the following resolution was agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 124, as amended. (consideration: CR H1979-1994; text: CR H1992-1993)
04/20/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 6 of H. Res. 330, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 367; H.R. 370; H.R. 396; H.R. 397, as amended; H.R. 408; H.R. 490; H.R. 965, as amended; H.R. 1251, as amended; H.R. 1395; H.R. 1491; H.R. 1528; H.R. 1532; H.R. 1565; H.R. 1602; and H.R. 2523, as amended; and the following resolution was agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 124, as amended.(consideration: CR H1979-1994; text: CR H1992-1993)
04/20/2021
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 330, proceedings on H. Res. 124 are considered vacated.
04/19/2021
At 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.
04/19/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 124.
04/19/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1934-1937; text: CR H1934-1936)
04/19/2021
Mr. Meeks moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
04/02/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber.
02/25/2021
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
02/25/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
02/15/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
02/15/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Feb 16, 2021 8:12:11 AM
Record Updated
Jun 14, 2021 8:15:17 PM