Title: Condemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the violence in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine in Burma.
Author: Rep. Joseph Crowley (DEM-NY)
<p>Condemns the attacks against civilians by Burma's security services and calls on Burma's Commander-in-Chief, Min Aung Hlaing, to end such attacks in the state of Rakhine.</p> <p> Expresses appreciation to the government of Bangladesh for providing refuge to those fleeing violence. </p> <p>Condemns the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army attacks but warns that these attacks do not justify the response that has resulted in severe human rights violations and atrocities against civilians. </p> <p>Calls on Burma's government and military and security forces to: (1) implement the recommendations of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, and (2) allow humanitarian access to refugees and internally displaced persons. </p> <p>Urges support and access for the United Nations Fact Finding Mission to ...
Introduced in House
Introduced in House
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H9643-9648)
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 90.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business. (CR H9703-9704)
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 423 - 3 (Roll no. 664).(text: CR 12/5/2017 H9643)
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 423 - 3 (Roll no. 664). (text: CR 12/5/2017 H9643)
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
12/07/2017 - HCONRES 90 (Referred+in+Senate)
11/07/2017 - HCONRES 90 (Introduced+in+House)
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