H.R. 5668 (110th): Communist Chinese Olympic Accountability Act

Introduced:
Apr 01, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Thaddeus “Thad” McCotter
Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 01, 2008
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5697 (Related)
Defend the Olympic Spirit Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 03, 2008

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 1, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 01, 2008
Referred to Committee Apr 01, 2008
 
Full Title

To prohibit Federal government officials and employees from attending the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games held in communist China based upon communist China brutalizing protesters in Tibet, supporting and enabling Sudan's genocidal regime, forcing a one child policy upon Chinese families, persecuting Chinese citizens for freely exercising religion, repressing free and independent labor unions, engaging in wanton environmental degradation, and systematically denying the Chinese people their basic freedoms.

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Cosponsors
18 cosponsors (12R, 6D) (show)
Committees

House Foreign Affairs

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4/1/2008--Introduced.
Communist Chinese Olympic Accountability Act - Prohibits any federal government official or employee from attending the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games held in Beijing, People's Republic of China, except for an individual who is a member of the U.S. Olympic Team or who is serving in a medical or security capacity on behalf of the Team.

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