H.Con.Res. 143 (109th): Expressing the sense of Congress that the continued participation of the Russian Federation in the Group of 8 nations should be conditioned on the Russian Government voluntarily accepting and adhering to the norms and standards of democracy.

May 03, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Christopher Cox
Representative for California's 48th congressional district
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May 03, 2005
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S.Con.Res. 14 (Related)
A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the continued participation of the ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 17, 2005


This resolution was introduced on May 3, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 03, 2005
Referred to Committee May 03, 2005
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H.Con.Res. stands for House concurrent resolution.

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Expresses the sense of Congress with respect to:
(1) the Russian Federation's compliance with the minimum standards of democratic governance and rule of law characteristic of Group of 8 (G8) member countries;
(2) conditioning participation by the Russian Federation in the G8 on acceptance of, and adherence to, the democratic standards and principles adhered to by the other G8 nations; and
(3) steps to suspend Russian Federation participation until the President determines and reports to Congress that the Russian Government is committed to respecting and upholding these democratic principles.

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