H.Con.Res.404 - Calling for the immediate release of Mr. Edmond Pope from prison in the Russian Federation for Humanitarian reasons, and for other purposes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
Summary: H.Con.Res.404 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)
Calls on the Russian Federation to immediately release Edmond Pope and to ensure that proper and qualified medical attention is provided to him.
Introduced in House (09/19/2000)
Expresses the sense of Congress that if Pope is not released immediately, the President should continue efforts to secure his release, including consideration of: (1) terminating all assistance to the Government of the Russian Federation under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the annual Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act for purposes of preparing the Russian Federation's entrance or accession to the World Trade Organization; and (2) opposing any further debt relief of obligations owed to the U.S. Government from the Government of the Russian Federation.
Urges the President to increase efforts to secure appropriate medical attention for Pope.