SCR 28 Calls on the Chinese Government to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners
Sponsor: Schupp Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 5552S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Last Action: 5/18/2018 - H First Read Journal Page: H3577
Title: Calendar Position: 1
Effective Date: Upon adoption

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SCR 28 - 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 encourages the medical community of Missouri to engage in educating colleagues about the risks of travel to China for organ transplants. Finally, the resolution declares that the General Assembly agrees to 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.

JIM ERTLE