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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.
- Summary (CRS)
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 ...
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Apr 1, 2008
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5668”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
18 cosponsors (12R, 6D)
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Defend the Olympic Spirit Act of 2008
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 3, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5668 — 110th Congress: Communist Chinese Olympic Accountability Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5668
“H.R. 5668 — 110th Congress: Communist Chinese Olympic Accountability Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5668>
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