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H.R. 1059 (115th): Russia Sanctions Review Act of 2017

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To provide for congressional oversight of actions to waive, suspend, reduce, provide relief from, or otherwise limit the application of sanctions with respect to the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Steny Hoyer

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2017
Length: 13 pages
Feb 15, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 15, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


46 Cosponsors (31 Democrats, 15 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Dent Supports Bipartisan Bill to Reinforce Sanctions on Iran, North Korea, Russia
    — Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15, 2005-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 26, 2017

Lance Statement on Indictment of Russian Operatives
    — Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ7, 2009-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 15, 2018

Comstock Statement On Passage of the Countering Americas Adversaries Through Sanctions Act
    — Rep. Barbara Comstock [R-VA10, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 25, 2017

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Feb 15, 2017

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H.R. 1059 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1059. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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