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12: House Concurrent Resolution 12

Members of the House that co-sponsored TECRO’s resolution H.Con.Res.12 in 1995 concluding that “It is the sense of the Congress that (1) Taiwan deserves full participation, including a seat, in the United Nations.”

 

17: Senate Concurrent Resolution 17

Original co-sponsors; concerning the 20th anniversary of the TRA.  Introduced on 3/11/99.

 

22: House Concurrent Resolution 22

Co-sponsors; the President of the U.S. should seek a public renunciation by the PRC of any use of force, or threat to use force, against Taiwan; and the U.S. should help Taiwan defend itself in case of threats or a military attack by the PRC against Taiwan. Introduced on 2/3/99

 

26: Senate Resolution 26

Original co-sponsors; urging U.S. Secretary of State Albright to report how the U.S. will bring Taiwan into the WHO. Introduced on 1/20/99.

 

43: Senate Concurrent Resolution 43

Original co-sponsors; expressing that “ The missile test and military exercises that the PRC is conducting …and view such tests and exercises as potentially serious threats to the peace, security and stability of Taiwan …to urge the Government of the PRC to cease its bellicose actions directed at Taiwan.”  Introduced in 3/96

 

63: House Concurrent Resolution 63

Original co-sponsors; regarding that “Taiwan deserves full participation, including a seat, in the United Nations and its related agencies.”  Introduced in 95

 

107: Senate Concurrent Resolution 107

Original co-sponsors; affirming U.S. commitments under the Taiwan Relations Act. Introduced on 07/14/98.

 

126: House Joint Resolution 126

Original co-sponsors; relating to Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization. Introduced on 07/22/98.

 

135: House Concurrent Resolution 135

Co-sponsors of resolution expressing the sense of Congress welcoming President Chen Shui-bian of Taiwan to the United States. Introduced on May 15, 2001.

 

140: Senate Concurrent Resolution 140

Co-sponsors; expressing the sense of Congress regarding high-level visits by Taiwanese officials to the United States. Introduced on September 28, 2000.

 

148: House Concurrent Resolution 148

Members of the House that DID NOT vote for this resolution stating that (7) the United States…should assist in defending against invasion, missiles, or blockade by the PRC.”

 

166: House Concurrent Resolution 166 

Co-sponsors; that the U.S. should adopt a “One China, One Taiwan Policy” which reflects the present day reality that Taiwan and China are two separate nations. Introduced on July 29, 1999

 

219: House Concurrent Resolution 219

Co-sponsors; expressing the sense of Congress regarding U.S. policy towards Taiwan’s membership in international organizations. Introduced on August 2, 2001.

 

221: House Concurrent Resolution 221

Co-sponsors of resolution expressing the sense of Congress that it is the policy of the United States that the future of Taiwan should be resolved peacefully through a democratic mechanism with the express consent of the people of Taiwan and free from outside threats, intimidation, or interference. Introduced on September 6, 2001

 

301: House Concurrent Resolution 301  

Original co-sponsors; affirming US commitment to Taiwan after Clinton’s affirmation of the “Three Notes”. Introduced on 7/17/98

 

334: House Resolution 334

Original co-sponsors; relating to Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization. Introduced on 10/10/98.

 

390: House Concurrent Resolution 390

Original co-sponsors; urging to support Taiwan’s participation in the United Nations. The House and the Senate overwhelming passed the legislation in October 2000.  Introduced on 7/27/2000.

 

401: House Concurrent Resolution 401

Original co-sponsors; urging to reduce the restrictions on high-level visits by officials of Taiwan to the United States.  Introduced on 9/14/2000.  

 

659: House Resolution 659

Original co-sponsors of resolution that states that the future of Taiwan should be resolved peacefully, through a democratic mechanism and with the express consent of the people of Taiwan.  Introduced on 10/27/2000 

 

693: Senate Resolution 693

Cosponsors; to assist in the enhancement of the security of Taiwan. Introduced on March 24, 1999

 

1460: House Bill 1460

Co-sponsors seeking to amend the TRA “to permit visits to the US by the elected leaders of the people of Taiwan or their elected representatives.”  Introduced on 4/6/95

 

TSEA: Taiwan Security Enhancement Act

Co-sponsors of 1999 TSEA bill; the bill gives the military officials of Taiwan and the U.S. a direct and secure communication channel. It also states that any determination of the ultimate status of Taiwan must have the express consent of the people on Taiwan.

 

2386: House Bill 2386 

Original co-sponsors; seeking to implement the provisions of the Taiwan Relations Act concerning the stability and security of Taiwan and United States cooperation with Taiwan on the development and acquisition of defensive military articles. Introduced on 11/07/97 

 

4004: House Bill 4004

Co-sponsors of 2000 WHO bill; urging the U.S. to endorse and obtain observer status for Taiwan at the annual week-long summit of the World Health Assembly in May 2000 in Geneva. 

 

CL: Members who attended one of FAPA’s Congressional Luncheons or rallies

 

HRC: Members of 1996 Congressional Human Rights Caucus

 

LC: Members who signed a letter to President Clinton on February 2, 1996 regarding Taiwan’s safety and security during the ’96 missile crisis.

 

MFN: H.Con.Res.182, a resolution to deny MFN status to the PRC.  Introduced in 3/1996.

 

WHO-letters: Senators who cosigned the letters to President in 2000 and/or 2001 to urge the US’s assistance to Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization

 

WTO-letter: Senators’ letter to President in 2000 on Taiwan’s accession to the World Trade Organization.

 

Y/N/A: Yes; No; Abstention

House of Representatives who voted on the TSEA on February 1, 2000.  

 

States AK to MN

States MO to WY

 

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