H.R. 6156 (112th): Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

The Magnitsky Act, formally known as the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012, is a bipartisan bill passed by the U.S. Congress and President Obama in November–December 2012, intending to punish Russian officials responsible for the death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in a Moscow prison in 2009.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jul 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 14, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 14, 2012.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-208

Sponsor:

Dave Camp

Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2012
Length: 14 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3406: Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

Ordered Reported by Committee on Jul 19, 2012. 73% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4405: Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

Ordered Reported by Committee on Jun 7, 2012. 93% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1039: Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

Ordered Reported by Committee on Jun 26, 2012. 64% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1575: Justice for Sergei Magnitsky Act of 2011

Referred to Committee on Apr 15, 2011. 33% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3285: A bill to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation.

Referred to Committee on Jun 12, 2012. 97% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 309: A bill to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Moldova.

Referred to Committee on Feb 8, 2011. 74% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1463: To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Moldova.

Referred to Committee on Apr 8, 2011. 17% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jul 19, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 26, 2012
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 16, 2012
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 6, 2012
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 14, 2012
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6156 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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