H.Con.Res. 18 (111th): Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should resume normal diplomatic relations with Taiwan, and for other purposes.


Jan 9, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 9, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Linder

Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 9, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/9/2009--Introduced.Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the President should abandon the "One China Policy" in favor of a "One China, One Taiwan Policy" that recognizes Taiwan as a sovereign ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 9, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 18”). 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.


27 cosponsors (23R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: