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    WHO 2002 - H. R. 2739

107TH CONGRESS

1ST SESSION

H. R. 2739

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Mr. BROWN of Ohio introduced the following bill; which was referred to the

Committee on International Relations

A BILL

To amend Public Law 107–10 to require a United States plan to endorse and obtain observer status for Taiwan at the annual summit of the World Health Assembly in May 2002 in Geneva, Switzerland, and for other pur-poses. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AMENDMENTS TO PUBLIC LAW 107–10.

(a) FINDINGS.—Section 1(a) of Public Law 107–10 (115 Stat. 17) is amended by adding at the end the following: ‘‘(12) On May 11, 2001, President Bush stated in his letter to Senator Murkowski that the United States ‘should find opportunities for Taiwan’s voice to be heard in international organizations in order to make a contribution, even if membership is not possible’, further stating that his Administration ‘has focused on finding concrete ways for Taiwan to benefit and contribute to the WHO.’.

‘‘(13) On May 16, 2001, as part of the United States delegation to the World Health Assembly

meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, Secretary of Health and Human Service Tommy Thompson announced the Administration’s support of Taiwan’s participation in the activities of the WHO.’’.

(b) PLAN.—Section 1(b)(1) of Public Law 107–10

(115 Stat. 17) is amended by striking ‘‘May 2001’’ and inserting ‘‘May 2002’’.

 

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