S. 1039 (112th): Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

Introduced:

May 19, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 26, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Benjamin Cardin

Senator from Maryland

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2012
Length: 34 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to impose sanctions on persons responsible for the detention, abuse, or death of Sergei Magnitsky, for the conspiracy to defraud the Russian Federation of taxes on corporate profits through fraudulent transactions and lawsuits against Hermitage, and for other gross violations of human rights in the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

May 19, 2011
 
Introduced

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Jun 26, 2012
 
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