S. 3406 - Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

Foreign trade and international finance. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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An original bill to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova, to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and to impose sanctions on persons responsible for gross violations of human rights, and for other purposes.… More
An original bill to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova, to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and to impose sanctions on persons responsible for gross violations of human rights, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

S. 3406 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
An original bill to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova, to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and to impose sanctions on persons responsible for gross violations of human rights, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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An original bill to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova, to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and to impose sanctions on persons responsible for gross violations of human rights, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
  • Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
  • Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
  • Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Sponsor
Max Baucus
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Foreign trade and international finance
    • Agricultural trade
    • Business ethics
    • Competitiveness, trade promotion, trade deficits
    • Computers and information technology
    • Congressional oversight
    • Corporate finance and management
    • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
    • Customs enforcement
    • Detention of persons
    • Europe
    • Food supply, safety, and labeling
    • Free trade and trade barriers
    • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
    • Human rights
    • Intellectual property
    • International organizations and cooperation
    • Judicial procedure and administration
    • Moldova
    • 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
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    Major Actions
    Introduced7/19/2012
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (1 proposed)
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced7/19/2012
    7/19/2012Committee on Finance. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Baucus. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar7/19/2012Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 461.
    9/20/2012By Senator Baucus from Committee on Finance filed written report. Report No. 112-226. Additional views filed.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    S. Amdt. 2642Levin, Carl [D-MI]July 30, 2012Offered on July 29, 2012.

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    Total contributions given to Senators from Chambers of commerce, which…

    supported this bill

    Chambers of commerce$262,394
    $262,394

    12 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012

    12 organizations supported this bill

    American Farm Bureau Federation
    AFBF (2012, October 1). Russia WTO Accession - Permanent Normal Trade Relations for Russia. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from AFBF.
    American Soybean Association
    ASA (2012). Letter to ASA Members and Supporters. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from American Soybean Association.
    Boeing
    Tim Neale (2012, June 12). Boeing Statement on Russia PNTR Legislation. Retrieved September 25, 2014, from Boeing.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    Newhouse, Aric (2012, November 15). NAM Letter to Representatives. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from NAM.
    National Chicken Council
    Gonzalez, Sarah (2012, November 16). House Passes Russia Trade Bill. Agri-Pulse. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from http://www.agri-pulse.com/house-passes-russia-trade-bill-11162012.asp.
    National Milk Producers Federation
    Astley, Mark (2012, November 19). US Dairy Industry Welcomes Russian Trade Bill Passage. Dairy Reporter.com. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from http://www.dairyreporter.com/Markets/US-dairy-industry-welcomes-Russian-trade-bill-passage.
    National Oilseed Processors Association
    Hovermale, David J. and Thomas A. Hammer (2012, November 16). NOPA Applauds House Passage of Russia PNTR. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from NOPA.
    National Turkey Federation
    Gonzalez, Sarah (2012, November 16). House Passes Russia Trade Bill. Agri-Pulse. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from http://www.agri-pulse.com/house-passes-russia-trade-bill-11162012.asp.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Josten, R. Bruce (2012, November 13). Key Vote letter supporting H.R. 6156, “The Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012”. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.
    U.S. Dairy Export Council
    Astley, Mark (2012, November 19). US Dairy Industry Welcomes Russian Trade Bill Passage. Dairy Reporter.com. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from http://www.dairyreporter.com/Markets/US-dairy-industry-welcomes-Russian-trade-bill-passage.
    U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
    Gonzalez, Sarah (2012, November 16). House Passes Russia Trade Bill. Agri-Pulse. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from http://www.agri-pulse.com/house-passes-russia-trade-bill-11162012.asp.
    USA Poultry & Egg Export Council
    Gonzalez, Sarah (2012, November 16). House Passes Russia Trade Bill. Agri-Pulse. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from http://www.agri-pulse.com/house-passes-russia-trade-bill-11162012.asp.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers
    Junemann, Gregory J. (2012, November 16). IFPTE Letter to Representatives. Retrieved November 21, 2012, from IFPTE.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Chambers of commerce interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposedsort icon
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$10,000$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$210$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$4,500$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$14,350$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$500$0
    Ben CardinDMD$750$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$3,500$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$5,250$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$500$0
    Carl LevinDMI$2,250$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$450$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,750$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,250$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,000$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$200$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$6,500$0
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    David VitterRLA$6,000$0
    Dean HellerRNV$6,250$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$5,800$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,750$0
    Dick LugarRIN$2,750$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,000$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$250$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$3,900$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$1,950$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$4,000$0
    Jim InhofeROK$1,250$0
    Jim RischRID$5,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$1,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$7,500$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$500$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,500$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$1,500$0
    John CornynRTX$4,750$0
    John HoevenRND$6,000$0
    John KerryDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$7,750$0
    John ThuneRSD$7,200$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,500$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$1,000$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Kay HaganDNC$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$1,000$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$12,884$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$2,205$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$750$0
    Mark BegichDAK$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$7,500$0
    Mark PryorDAR$750$0
    Mark UdallDCO$1,500$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$1,550$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$1,000$0
    Max BaucusDMT$2,500$0
    Michael BennetDCO$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$7,200$0
    Mike LeeRUT$2,000$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$1,250$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$6,400$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$750$0
    Rand PaulRKY$500$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$5,945$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$11,000$0
    Roger WickerRMS$6,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,500$0
    Ron WydenDOR$500$0
    Roy BluntRMO$8,100$0
    Scott BrownRMA$13,250$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$850$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$4,750$0
    Susan CollinsRME$5,700$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$1,500$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$1,000$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$6,500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$69,800$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$52,900$0
    John BarrassoRWY$40,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$100,600$0
    Mark BegichDAK$15,500$7,000
    Michael BennetDCO$58,450$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$28,100$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$16,250$2,500
    Roy BluntRMO$228,450$0
    John BoozmanRAR$24,900$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$46,500$5,000
    Scott BrownRMA$148,559$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$62,950$3,500
    Richard BurrRNC$113,587$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$41,825$0
    Ben CardinDMD$33,250$5,000
    Tom CarperDDE$43,600$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$88,525$2,500
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$324,450$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$84,800$0
    Tom CoburnROK$25,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$115,100$0
    Susan CollinsRME$111,350$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,750$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$19,350$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$72,500$0
    John CornynRTX$166,300$0
    Mike CrapoRID$60,400$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$54,401$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$86,520$0
    Mike EnziRWY$26,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$128,250$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$19,460$10,000
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$242,510$22,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$139,984$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$131,950$0
    Kay HaganDNC$40,050$10,000
    Tom HarkinDIA$145,221$2,000
    Orrin HatchRUT$65,250$0
    Dean HellerRNV$43,285$0
    John HoevenRND$43,000$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$14,100$0
    Jim InhofeROK$111,350$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$229,100$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$62,900$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$133,990$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$56,950$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$69,000$0
    John KerryDMA$6,600$0
    Mark KirkRIL$130,712$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$90,100$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$2,500$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$89,435$1,000
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$20,500$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$106,100$10,000
    Mike LeeRUT$17,400$0
    Carl LevinDMI$70,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$8,700$0
    Dick LugarRIN$148,250$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$80,500$0
    John McCainRAZ$99,500$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$82,200$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$224,200$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$38,500$5,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$5,450$10,000
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$94,800$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$116,816$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$61,500$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$165,260$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$70,750$5,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$74,250$5,000
    Rand PaulRKY$14,502$0
    Rob PortmanROH$89,000$0
    Mark PryorDAR$76,200$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$62,617$0
    Harry ReidDNV$118,250$15,000
    Jim RischRID$27,400$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$167,249$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$13,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$43,570$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$13,900$1,000
    Chuck SchumerDNY$95,260$11,000
    Jeff SessionsRAL$120,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$20,655$5,000
    Richard ShelbyRAL$192,100$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$3,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$175,150$0
    Jon TesterDMT$53,550$5,000
    John ThuneRSD$150,350$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$49,600$0
    Mark UdallDCO$96,550$5,000
    Tom UdallDNM$21,550$4,167
    David VitterRLA$74,600$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$63,300$0
    Jim WebbDVA$31,100$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$22,350$0
    Roger WickerRMS$154,600$0
    Ron WydenDOR$43,500$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Defense aerospace contractors$4,381,517
    Milk & dairy producers$1,892,409
    Poultry & eggs$581,721
    Wheat, corn, soybeans and cash grain$507,220
    Chambers of commerce$262,394
    Manufacturing$234,182
    Farm bureaus$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Other unions$152,167
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