H.Con.Res. 304 (106th): Expressing the condemnation of the continued egregious violations of human rights in the Republic of Belarus, the lack of progress toward the establishment of democracy and the rule of law in Belarus, calling on President Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s regime to engage in negotiations with the representatives of the opposition and to restore the constitutional rights of the Belarusian people, and calling on the Russian Federation to respect the sovereignty of Belarus.


Apr 12, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Jun 23, 2000

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on June 23, 2000. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.


Sam Gejdenson

Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2000
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Summary (CRS)

4/12/2000--Introduced.Condemns violations of human rights by President Alyaksandr Lukashenka's regime in the Republic of Belarus, especially the conviction and sentencing of Andrei Klimov, Vasiliy Leonov, and Vladimir Koudinov on politically ... Read more >


Apr 12, 2000

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May 3, 2000
Passed House

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Jun 12, 2000
Text Published

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Jun 23, 2000
Passed Senate

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Jun 23, 2000
Text Published

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 304”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


107 cosponsors (86D, 21R) (show)
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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
May 3, 2000 12:26 p.m.
Passed 409/2

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