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

Introduced:

Apr 1, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Thaddeus “Thad” McCotter
Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district
Republican

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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2008
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

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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Related Bills

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H.R. 5697 (Related)
Defend the Olympic Spirit Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 3, 2008

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History

Introduced
Apr 1, 2008

Details

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