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H.R. 6156 (112th): Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

On Passage of the Bill in the House

Passed · Nov 16, 2012 at 11:59 a.m. ET · Source: house.gov

This was a vote to pass H.R. 6156 (112th) in the House.

The Magnitsky Act, formally known as the Russia and Moldova Jackson–Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012, is a bipartisan bill passed by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in December 2012, intending to punish Russian officials responsible for the death of Russian tax accountant Sergei Magnitsky in a Moscow prison in 2009.

Since 2016 the bill, which applies globally, authorizes government to sanction human rights offenders, freeze their assets, and ban them from entering the U.S.

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Totals

All Votes R D
Yea 84%
 
 
365
227
 
138
 
Nay 10%
 
 
43
6
 
37
 
Not Voting 6%
 
 
25
7
 
18
 
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