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H.Res. 281 (113th): Expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience, in the People’s Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners imprisoned for their religious beliefs, and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups.


Cosponsors of H.Res. 281 (113th)

This resolution had 245 cosponsors — 134 Republicans, 111 Democrats — not including its sponsor.

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Sponsor/Cosponsor Joined/Withdrawn On Referred Committees*
R Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL27] Primary Sponsor
R Smith, Christopher “Chris” [R-NJ4] Aug 1, 2013
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee Ranking Member
R Chabot, Steve [R-OH1] Jul 22, 2013
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee Ranking Member
R McCaul, Michael [R-TX10] Jul 15, 2013
Foreign Affairs Ranking Member
D Cicilline, David [D-RI1] Sep 11, 2013
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee
D Connolly, Gerald [D-VA11] Jul 19, 2013
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
R Perry, Scott [R-PA4] Jul 19, 2013
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
R Wagner, Ann [R-MO2] Jul 22, 2013
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
D Titus, Dina [D-NV1] Jul 30, 2013
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
R Barr, Garland “Andy” [R-KY6] Jul 29, 2014
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
R Wilson, Joe [R-SC2] Jul 30, 2013
Foreign Affairs
D Keating, William [D-MA9] Aug 1, 2013
Foreign Affairs
D Sires, Albio [D-NJ8] Sep 11, 2013
Foreign Affairs
D Vargas, Juan [D-CA51] Sep 26, 2013
Foreign Affairs

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* Based on current committee assignments. An original cosponsor was a cosponsor on the date the legislation was introduced. Other cosponsors are shown with the date they joined, or later withdrew.

The table above shows whether the sponsor and any cosponsors are members of any committees that the bill has been referred to, a key predictor of whether this resolution will move forward.

Cosponsorship of Other Relevant Legislators

The table below shows whether legislators on relevant committees or cosponsors of relevant bills are the sponsor or a cosponsor of this resolution.

Cosponsor? Legislator Committee Assignment(s), Bills Sponsored
No D Bera, Ami [D-CA7]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee Chair
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee
No D Bass, Karen [D-CA37]
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee Chair
No D Meeks, Gregory [D-NY5]
Foreign Affairs Chair
No D Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ7]
Foreign Affairs Vice Chair
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee
No D Omar, Ilhan [D-MN5]
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee Vice Chair
No D Levin, Andy [D-MI9]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee Vice Chair
Aug 1, 2013 R Smith, Christopher “Chris” [R-NJ4]
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee Ranking Member
Jul 22, 2013 R Chabot, Steve [R-OH1]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee Ranking Member
Jul 15, 2013 R McCaul, Michael [R-TX10]
Foreign Affairs Ranking Member
No R Kim, Young [R-CA39]
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
No R Issa, Darrell [R-CA50]
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee
No R Jackson, Ronny [R-TX13]
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee
No R Meuser, Daniel [R-PA9]
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee
No R Steube, Gregory [R-FL17]
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee
Sep 11, 2013 D Cicilline, David [D-RI1]
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee
No D Jacobs, Sara [D-CA53]
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee
No D Phillips, Dean [D-MN3]
Foreign Affairs - Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights Subcommittee
Jul 29, 2014 R Barr, Garland “Andy” [R-KY6]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
No R Buck, Ken [R-CO4]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
No R Burchett, Tim [R-TN2]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
No R Green, Mark [R-TN7]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
Jul 19, 2013 R Perry, Scott [R-PA10]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
Jul 22, 2013 R Wagner, Ann [R-MO2]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
Jul 19, 2013 D Connolly, Gerald [D-VA11]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
No D Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA6]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
No D Kim, Andy [D-NJ3]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
No D Lieu, Ted [D-CA33]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
No D Manning, Kathy [D-NC6]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
No D Sherman, Brad [D-CA30]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
No D Spanberger, Abigail [D-VA7]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
Jul 30, 2013 D Titus, Dina [D-NV1]
Foreign Affairs - Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee
No R Fitzpatrick, Brian [R-PA1]
Foreign Affairs
No R Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL16]
Foreign Affairs
No R Malliotakis, Nicole [R-NY11]
Foreign Affairs
No R Mast, Brian [R-FL18]
Foreign Affairs
No R Meijer, Peter [R-MI3]
Foreign Affairs
No R Pfluger, August [R-TX11]
Foreign Affairs
No R Salazar, Maria [R-FL27]
Foreign Affairs
No R Tenney, Claudia [R-NY22]
Foreign Affairs
Jul 30, 2013 R Wilson, Joe [R-SC2]
Foreign Affairs
No R Zeldin, Lee [R-NY1]
Foreign Affairs
No D Allred, Colin [D-TX32]
Foreign Affairs
No D Castro, Joaquin [D-TX20]
Foreign Affairs
No D Costa, Jim [D-CA16]
Foreign Affairs
No D Deutch, Theodore “Ted” [D-FL22]
Foreign Affairs
No D Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX15]
Foreign Affairs
Aug 1, 2013 D Keating, William [D-MA9]
Foreign Affairs
No D Schneider, Bradley “Brad” [D-IL10]
Foreign Affairs
Sep 11, 2013 D Sires, Albio [D-NJ8]
Foreign Affairs
Sep 26, 2013 D Vargas, Juan [D-CA51]
Foreign Affairs
No D Wild, Susan [D-PA7]
Foreign Affairs