H.Con.Res. 624 (93rd): Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to the imprisonment in the Soviet Union of a Lithuanian seaman, who is a U.S. citizen, and who unsuccessfully sought asylum aboard a U.S. Coast Guard ship.

Aug 22, 1974 (93rd Congress, 1973–1974)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Robert Hanrahan
Representative for Illinois's 3rd congressional district
Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 581 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 02, 1974


This resolution was introduced on August 22, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Aug 22, 1974
Referred to Committee Aug 22, 1974

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4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)

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H.Con.Res. stands for House concurrent resolution.

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Expresses the sense of Congress that the President of the United States should direct the Secretary of State:
(1) to bring to the immediate attention of the Government of the Soviet Union the deep and growing concern among citizens of the United States over the plight of Simas Kudirka as a United States citizen; and
(2) to urge that the Soviet Government release him from imprisonment and permit him and his immediate family to emigrate freely to the country of his choice.
Expresses the sense of the Congress that the President of the United States forward a copy of this concurrent resolution to the United States Representative to the United Nations for transmission to the Commission on Human Rights or the Division of Human Rights of the United Nations.

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