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S. 94 (115th): Counteracting Russian Hostilities Act of 2017

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A bill to impose sanctions in response to cyber intrusions by the Government of the Russian Federation and other aggressive activities of the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017
Length: 55 pages
Introduced
Jan 11, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 11, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

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).

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

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

19 Cosponsors (10 Republicans, 9 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cardin Statement on the Signing of the ‘Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanction Act’
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Aug 2, 2017

Menendez on Passage of Russia Sanctions Amendment
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 14, 2017

Carper, Thune and Portman Applaud Senate Passage of Coast Guard Bill Protecting Waterways
    — Sen. Thomas Carper [D-DE] on Nov 14, 2018

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History

Jan 11, 2017
 
Introduced

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S. 94 (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 S. 94. 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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