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S. 1221: Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017

A bill to counter the influence of the Russian Federation in Europe and Eurasia, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 6, 2017
Length: 30 pages

May 24, 2017


Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 3364: Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 2, 2017. (compare text)

37% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


May 24, 2017

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May 25, 2017
Ordered Reported

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S. 1221 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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