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S. 3436 (117th): Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Implementation Act

A bill to require the imposition of sanctions with respect to entities responsible for the planning, construction, or operation of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and their corporate officers and to apply congressional review under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act to the removal of sanctions relating to Nord Stream 2, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ted Cruz

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2021
Length: 12 pages
Dec 18, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Failed Senate on Jan 13, 2022

This bill failed in the Senate on January 13, 2022.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.


3 Cosponsors (3 Republicans)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: S. 3436 — Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Implementation Act (Jan 13, 2022)

What legislators are saying

Statement of Senate Intel Chair Mark R. Warner on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline
    — Sen. Mark Warner [D-VA] on Jan 13, 2022

Murkowski Votes to Sanction Nord Stream 2
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] on Jan 14, 2022

Hyde-Smith votes to sanction kremlin-owned energy pipeline
    — Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith [R-MS] on Jan 13, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to S. 3436 will be negligible.


Dec 18, 2021

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Jan 13, 2022
Failed Senate

A vote on the bill failed in the Senate. The bill is now dead.

S. 3436 (117th) was 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 S. 3436. 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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