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H.Con.Res. 154 (104th): To congratulate the Republic of China on Taiwan on the occasion of its first Presidential democratic election.


The text of the resolution below is as of Mar 26, 1996 (Introduced).


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104th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. CON. RES. 154

To congratulate the Republic of China on Taiwan on the occasion of its first Presidential democratic election.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 26, 1996

Mr. FUNDERBURK (for himself, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Mr. SCARBOROUGH, Mr. GRAHAM, Mr. HILLEARY, Mr. JONES, Mr. COX of California, Mr. FOLEY, Mr. GUTKNECHT, Mrs. CHENOWETH, Mr. UNDERWOOD, Mr. SALMON, Ms. PELOSI, Mr. BONO, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. SOLOMON, Ms. BROWN of Florida, Mr. HASTINGS of Washington, Mr. BAKER of California, Mr. POMBO, Mr. COOLEY of Oregon, Mr. EHRLICH, Mr. COBLE, Mrs. CUBIN, Mr. ISTOOK, Mr. BREWSTER, Mr. BUYER, and Mr. ROHRABACHER) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on International Relations


CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

To congratulate the Republic of China on Taiwan on the occasion of its first Presidential democratic election.

Whereas the Chinese people have the world’s oldest continuous civilization;

Whereas for the first time in over 4,000 years of Chinese history, the Chinese people on Taiwan will elect its president by popular vote on March 23, 1996; and

Whereas this historic event on Taiwan should be honored: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That--

      (1) the Congress congratulates the people of Taiwan on holding the first democratic presidential election in Chinese history;

      (2) the United States continues its commitment to move nations toward freedom and democracy; and

      (3) the United States is committed to encouraging and protecting its democratic friends on Taiwan, within the framework of the Taiwan Relations Act.