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H.RES. 711

Calling on the Government of Sri Lanka to address the human rights and humanitarian needs of its civilian internally displaced Tamil population currently living in government-run camps by working with the United Nations and the international community to implement a process of release and resettlement of such internally displaced persons (IDPs), and allowing foreign aid groups to provide relief and resources throughout the process.

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Nov 4, 2009: Passed House International affairs


November 4, 2009
5:15 PM EST
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
November 4, 2009
5:15 PM EST
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
November 4, 2009
5:15 PM EST
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by recorded vote (2/3 required): 421 - 1 (Roll no. 854). (text: CR 11/3/2009 H12252)
November 4, 2009
5:06 PM EST
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H12335-12336)
November 3, 2009
6:47 PM EST
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Poe (TX) objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
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