SCR 8 Calls for the end of organ harvesting practices in China and for the Chinese Government to end the persecution of Falun Gong
Sponsor: Schupp Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 0555S.02I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Last Action: 1/19/2017 - Second Read and Referred S Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee Journal Page: S146
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Effective Date: Upon adoption

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SCR 8 - This resolution calls on the Chinese Government to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners as well as prisoners of conscience, specifically Falun Gong prisoners of conscience. The resolution calls for the Chinese Government to end the persecution of the Falun Gong and release all Falun Gong practitioners. The resolution calls for the President of the United States to investigate the organ transplant practices in China and declares that the General Assembly will take measures to create a registry for Missouri residents who travel abroad to receive organ transplants. Finally, the resolution declares that the General Assembly will take measures to ban the entry of those who have participated in illegal removal of human tissue and organs and seek prosecution of such individuals should they be found in Missouri.

This resolution is substantially similar to HCR 7 (2017).

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