US SR495 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 20 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-20 - Referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text: S383-384)
Pending: Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

This resolution urges (1) the International Olympic Committee to relocate the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games to another country in response to China's refusal to stop committing genocide and crimes against humanity and to take human rights into account in all decisions, especially in selecting future host countries; and (2) the Chinese Communist Party to immediately cease harassment of tennis star Peng Shuai and ensure her safety and freedom.

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Title

A resolution urging the International Olympic Committee to relocate the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games in response to the refusal of the People's Republic of China to end its egregious human rights abuses, including genocide, forced labor, and crimes against humanity.

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History

DateChamberAction
2022-01-20SenateReferred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text: S383-384)

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