Bill Sponsor
House Concurrent Resolution 27
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Condemning Russia's unjust and arbitrary detention of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza who has stood up in defense of democracy, the rule of law, and free and fair elections in Russia.
Active
Active
Passed House on Jun 11, 2024
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 23, 2023
Latest Action
Jun 12, 2024
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Concurrent Resolution
Concurrent Resolution
A form of legislative measure used for the regulation of business within both chambers of Congress, not for proposing changes in law. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Con.Res. or S.Con.Res. Joint resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
27
Congress
118
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
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Sponsorship by Party
Democrat
Massachusetts
Democrat
California
Democrat
California
Democrat
California
Democrat
California
Democrat
California
Democrat
California
Democrat
Illinois
Democrat
Massachusetts
Republican
New Jersey
Republican
New Jersey
Republican
North Carolina
Republican
South Carolina
Democrat
Tennessee
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
checkPassed on June 11, 2024
Status
Passed
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3699-3700)
Summary

This concurrent resolution condemns Russia's unjust and arbitrary detention of Russian democratic opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza and calls for his immediate release and the release of all other Russian opposition leaders. It also (1) calls on Russian citizens to condemn Russia's invasion of Ukraine, (2) calls for the release of all political prisoners in Russia and in Belarus, as well as for the release of Ukrainian citizens held by Russia, and (4) calls on the President and leaders of the free world to work tirelessly for the release of political prisoners in Russia.

Text (3)
June 12, 2024
June 11, 2024
March 23, 2023
Actions (11)
06/12/2024
Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
06/11/2024
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/11/2024
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
06/11/2024
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3699-3700)
06/11/2024
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 27.
06/11/2024
Considered under suspension of the rules.
06/11/2024
Mr. McCaul moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
02/06/2024
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 0.
02/06/2024
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held
03/23/2023
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
03/23/2023
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Updated
Jul 9, 2024 6:56:47 PM