H.Res. 484 (112th): Calling on the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to respect basic human rights and cease abusing vague national security provisions such as articles 79 and 88 of the Vietnamese penal code which are often the pretext to arrest and detain citizens who peacefully advocate for religious and political freedom.


Dec 6, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Sep 11, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 11, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Loretta Sanchez
Representative for California's 47th congressional district


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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2012
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/11/2012--Passed House amended.Condemns the crackdown in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam against community organizers, bloggers, and democracy activists.Calls on the government of Vietnam to: (1) repeal articles 79 and 88 ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 484” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


Dec 6, 2011
Agreed To
Sep 11, 2012
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


29 cosponsors (22D, 7R) (show)
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