H.Con.Res. 433 (97th): A concurrent resolution condemning all forms of religious persecution and discrimination as a violation of human rights.

Introduced:
Dec 06, 1982 (97th Congress, 1981–1982)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.Con.Res. 434 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Dec 14, 1982

Sponsor
Don Bonker
Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 434 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 14, 1982

H.R. 6981 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 12, 1982

 
Status

This resolution was introduced on December 6, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 06, 1982
Referred to Committee Dec 06, 1982
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (4R, 3D) (show)
Committees

House Foreign Affairs

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Notes

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

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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

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Library of Congress Summary

The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.


12/6/1982--Introduced.
Condemns and opposes religious persecution and discrimination wherever practiced, encouraged or tolerated by national governments, institutions, or persons.
Urges the President to organize and implement actions to be taken with respect to governments engaged in religious persecution and discrimination.
Urges the President and other U.S. officials to:
(1) work for the establishment of a United Nations working group on the Elimination of All Forms of Religious Persecution and Discrimination;
(2) raise the issue of violations of freedom of religion and belief at every appropriate international forum; and
(3) encourage the U.N., regional organizations, and individual governments to condemn religious persecution and discrimination and to adopt effective measures to eliminate such persecution and discrimination.
Urges the President to give high priority to reviewing U.S. policy toward international treaties that seek to protect against religious persecution and discrimination.

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