S.Con.Res. 128 (98th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics should provide the United States Government with specific information as to the whereabouts, health, and legal status of Andrei Sakharov and Yelena Bonner, and for other purposes.

Jun 28, 1984 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Paul Tsongas
Senator from Massachusetts

This resolution was introduced on June 28, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 28, 1984
Referred to Committee Jun 28, 1984

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1 cosponsors (1R) (show)

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S.Con.Res. stands for Senate 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.

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Expresses the sense of the Congress that, in accordance with the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Final Act) and other specified human rights agreements, the Soviet Union should provide the U.S. Government with information on the whereabouts, health, and legal status of Andrei Sakharov and Yelena Bonner. Urges the Soviet Union to void all charges against Yelena Bonner, issue her an exit visa in order to obtain medical care outside of the Soviet Union, and allow them to live in the country of their choice.
Urges the President to:
(1) protest the Soviet Union's continued refusal to provide such information and to issue Yelena Bonner an exit visa; and
(2) call upon all other signatory nations of the Final Act to join in such protests.

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