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


Jul 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 14, 2012

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


Pub.L. 112-208


Dave Camp

Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2012
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Permanent Normal Trade Relations for the Russian FederationSection102 - Authorizes the President to: (1) determine that title IV (Jackson-Vanik Amendment) of the Trade Act of 1974 (denying nondiscriminatory ... Read more >


Jul 19, 2012

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Jul 26, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Nov 16, 2012
Passed House

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Dec 6, 2012
Passed Senate

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Dec 14, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6156”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (8R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Nov 16, 2012 11:59 a.m.
Passed 365/43
Dec 6, 2012 12:10 p.m.
Bill Passed 92/4

Related Bills

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H.Res. 808 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 15, 2012

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

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 19, 2012

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