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

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.

Overview

Introduced:

May 19, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Ordered Reported (Enacted Via Other Measures)

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 6156: Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 14, 2012. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Benjamin Cardin

Senator from Maryland

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2012
Length: 34 pages

History

May 19, 2011
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 26, 2012
 
Ordered Reported

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.

S. 1039 (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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