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H.R. 6968: Ending Importation of Russian Oil Act


To prohibit the importation of energy products of the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Lloyd Doggett

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 35th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 8, 2022
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Mar 8, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 8, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 8, 2022.

Law
Pub.L. 117-109
Cosponsors

33 Cosponsors (33 Democrats)

Source

Position statements

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

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Incorporated legislation

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)

History

Mar 8, 2022
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 9, 2022
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 9, 2022
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Apr 7, 2022
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Apr 7, 2022
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Apr 7, 2022
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Apr 8, 2022
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6968 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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.

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