H.R. 6156 - Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

Foreign trade and international finance. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on November 16, 2012.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 365 voted NO: 43
26 voted present/not voting

Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

H.R. 6156 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012
  • Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012
  • Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
  • Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
  • Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
  • Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Sponsor
Dave Camp
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Foreign trade and international finance
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Agricultural trade
  • Bank accounts, deposits, capital
  • Business ethics
  • Competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Corporate finance and management
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Customs enforcement
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Detention of persons
  • Europe
  • Food supply, safety, and labeling
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Free trade and trade barriers
  • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
  • Human rights
  • Intellectual property
  • International exchange and broadcasting
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Internet and video services
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Lawyers and legal services
  • Moldova
  • News media and reporting
  • Normal trade relations, most-favored-nation treatment
  • Oil and gas
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Rule of law and government transparency
  • Russia
  • Sanctions
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Trade agreements and negotiations
  • Trade restrictions
  • U.S. and foreign investments
  • Visas and passports
  • War and emergency powers
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Major Actions
Introduced7/19/2012
Referred to Committee
Passed House11/16/2012
Passed Senate12/06/2012
Signed by President12/14/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 6156 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 201211/16/2012This bill PASSED the House
365 voted YES 43 voted NO 26 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateOn Passage of the Bill H.R. 615612/06/2012This bill PASSED the Senate
92 voted YES 4 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/19/2012
7/19/2012Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
7/26/2012Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar7/26/2012Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
7/31/2012Reported by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 112-632.
Put on a legislative calendar7/31/2012Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 454.
11/13/2012Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 808 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6156 with 1 hour and 30 minutes of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 112-33 shall be considered as adopted. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
11/15/2012Rule H. Res. 808 passed House.
11/16/2012Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 808.
11/16/2012Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6156 with 1 hour and 30 minutes of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 112-33 shall be considered as adopted. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
11/16/2012DEBATE - The House proceeded with 90 minutes of debate on H.R. 6156.
11/16/2012DEBATE - The House resumed debate on H.R. 6156.
11/16/2012The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11/16/2012POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 6156, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Camp demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on H.R. 6156 until later in the legislative day.
11/16/2012Considered as unfinished business.
11/16/2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage11/16/2012On Passage - House - H.R. 6156 Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012
Put on a legislative calendar11/26/2012Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 552.
12/04/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
12/05/2012Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
12/06/2012Considered by Senate.
12/06/2012Message on Senate action sent to the House.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage12/06/2012On Passage of the Bill H.R. 6156
Presented to President12/07/2012Presented to President.
Signed12/14/2012Signed by President.
Enacted12/14/2012Became Public Law No: 112-208.
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