S.Con.Res. 88 (109th): A concurrent resolution urging the Government of China to reinstate all licenses of Gao Zhisheng and his law firm, remove all legal and political obstacles for lawyers attempting to defend criminal cases in China, including politically sensitive cases, and revise law and practice in China so that it conforms to international standards.


Apr 7, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 7, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Russell Feingold
Senator from Wisconsin


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Last Updated: Apr 7, 2006
Length: 10 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/7/2006--Introduced.Commends "rights defense" lawyers and activists of the People's Republic China (PRC) for their courage and integrity, and expresses moral support for this grass-roots rights defense movement in the PRC.Urges ...

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Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 365 (Related)
Urging the Government of China to reinstate all licenses of Gao Zhisheng and his ...

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 26, 2006

What is a resolution?

The “S.Con.Res.” in “S.Con.Res. 88” means this is a Senate concurrent resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 7, 2006


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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