H.Con.Res. 188 (107th): Expressing the sense of Congress that the Government of the People’s Republic of China should cease its persecution of Falun Gong practitioners.


Jul 18, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 24, 2002 but was never passed by the Senate.


Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Representative for Florida's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2002
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

7/24/2002--Passed House amended.Calls for:(1) the Government of the People's Republic of China to cease its persecution of Falun Gong practitioners; and(2) such Government's representatives in the United States to cease ... Read more >

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Jul 18, 2001

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Aug 1, 2001
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Jul 24, 2002
Passed House

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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. 188”). 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.


100 cosponsors (62D, 37R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, As Amended
Jul 24, 2002 6:59 p.m.
Passed 420/0

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