To prohibit the importation of energy products of the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 35th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 8, 2022
Length: 5 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 8, 2022
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 8, 2022.
33 Cosponsors (33 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“rep. danny k. Davis sponsors and applauds legislation to hold russia accountable for an unprovoked invasion of ukraine”
— Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL7] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 26, 2022
“Higgins Announces House Approval of Sanctions on Russia & Aid for Ukraine”
— Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 10, 2022
“Senate Approves Crapo Bills to Take Firm, Comprehensive Action Against Russia”
— Sen. Michael “Mike” Crapo [R-ID] on Apr 7, 2022
This bill incorporates provisions from:
H.R. 7014: To suspend normal trade relations treatment for the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus, and for other purposes.
Introduced on Mar 9, 2022. 50% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 3786: A bill to suspend normal trade relations treatment for the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus, and for other purposes.
Introduced on Mar 8, 2022. 50% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 6968 (117th) 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. 6968. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Ending Importation of Russian Oil Act, Pub. L. No. 117-109, H.R. 6968, 117th Cong. (2022).
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