House Simple Resolution 317
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Condemning the ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity being committed against Uyghurs and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups by the People’s Republic of China.
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Passed House on Dec 8, 2021
Overview
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Introduced
Apr 14, 2021
Latest Action
Dec 8, 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
317
Congress
117
Policy Area
International Affairs
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House Votes (2)
Passed
December 9, 2021
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

This resolution states that the Chinese government is responsible for ongoing abuses against the Uyghurs and other ethnic and religious minority groups and that these abuses constitute genocide and crimes against humanity. The resolution also condemns such genocide and crimes against humanity and calls on the President to take certain actions to put an end to these atrocities.

Text (2)
December 8, 2021
April 14, 2021
Actions (12)
12/08/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/08/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 427 - 1 (Roll no. 414). (text: CR H7507)
12/08/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 427 - 1 (Roll no. 414).(text: CR H7507)
12/08/2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7534-7535)
12/08/2021
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.
12/08/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 317.
12/08/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7507-7509)
12/08/2021
Mr. Meeks moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
04/21/2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
04/21/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
04/14/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
04/14/2021
Introduced in House
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Record Created
Apr 15, 2021 7:12:14 AM
Record Updated
Mar 3, 2022 11:11:26 PM