H.R. 624: Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act

Introduced:

Jan 30, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 30, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 30, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2015
Length: 14 pages

Prognosis:

13% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

S. 284 (same title)
Passed Senate — Dec 17, 2015

About the bill

Full Title

To impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 30, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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