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.

    Amendment information not available.

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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    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
    $3,477,926

    opposed this bill

    Other unions$152,167
    $152,167

    Interest groups that supported this bill gave 23 times as much as interest groups that opposed this bill

    11 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

    11 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.
    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 interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Ron WydenDOR$10,000$0
    Roger WickerRMS$44,800$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,350$0
    Jim WebbDVA$3,000$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$26,800$0
    David VitterRLA$30,250$0
    Tom UdallDNM$16,050$4,167
    Mark UdallDCO$42,950$5,000
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$40,650$0
    John ThuneRSD$93,900$0
    Jon TesterDMT$8,800$5,000
    Debbie StabenowDMI$150,150$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$2,500$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$8,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$6,900$5,000
    Jeff SessionsRAL$11,300$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$15,760$11,000
    Bernie SandersIVT$13,700$1,000
    Marco RubioRFL$21,405$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$143,499$0
    Jim RischRID$21,400$0
    Harry ReidDNV$74,000$15,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$4,900$0
    Mark PryorDAR$30,700$0
    Rob PortmanROH$53,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$9,002$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$9,750$5,000
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$48,250$5,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$13,750$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$110,316$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$19,500$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,250$10,000
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$5,500$5,000
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$132,950$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$16,400$0
    John McCainRAZ$18,550$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$13,500$0
    Dick LugarRIN$97,500$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$4,000$0
    Mike LeeRUT$9,900$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$42,100$10,000
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$250$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$29,285$1,000
    Jon KylRAZ$2,500$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$90,100$0
    Mark KirkRIL$75,112$0
    John KerryDMA$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$31,500$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$50,950$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$128,990$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$40,600$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$1,700$0
    Jim InhofeROK$21,700$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$6,100$0
    John HoevenRND$29,000$0
    Dean HellerRNV$19,285$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$15,750$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$107,424$2,000
    Kay HaganDNC$10,300$10,000
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$93,950$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$44,884$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$88,210$22,500
    Alan FrankenDMN$13,560$10,000
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$46,250$0
    Mike EnziRWY$10,500$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$44,270$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$26,100$0
    Mike CrapoRID$31,400$0
    John CornynRTX$66,150$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$42,000$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$2,850$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$15,750$0
    Susan CollinsRME$19,350$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$49,800$0
    Tom CoburnROK$14,000$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$20,750$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$171,850$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$38,000$2,500
    Tom CarperDDE$11,600$0
    Ben CardinDMD$2,750$5,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$4,750$0
    Richard BurrRNC$40,340$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$24,850$3,500
    Scott BrownRMA$50,534$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$43,350$5,000
    John BoozmanRAR$24,900$0
    Roy BluntRMO$166,350$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$5,000$2,500
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$19,100$0
    Michael BennetDCO$36,800$0
    Mark BegichDAK$0$7,000
    Max BaucusDMT$56,000$0
    John BarrassoRWY$3,500$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$19,150$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$22,800$0
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$500$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$500$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$22,800$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$19,150$0
    John BarrassoRWY$3,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$56,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$0$7,000
    Michael BennetDCO$36,800$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$19,100$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$5,000$2,500
    Roy BluntRMO$166,350$0
    John BoozmanRAR$24,900$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$43,350$5,000
    Scott BrownRMA$50,534$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$24,850$3,500
    Richard BurrRNC$40,340$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$4,750$0
    Ben CardinDMD$2,750$5,000
    Tom CarperDDE$11,600$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$38,000$2,500
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$171,850$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$20,750$0
    Tom CoburnROK$14,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$49,800$0
    Susan CollinsRME$19,350$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$15,750$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$2,850$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$42,000$0
    John CornynRTX$66,150$0
    Mike CrapoRID$31,400$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$26,100$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$44,270$0
    Mike EnziRWY$10,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$46,250$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$13,560$10,000
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$88,210$22,500
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$44,884$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$93,950$0
    Kay HaganDNC$10,300$10,000
    Tom HarkinDIA$107,424$2,000
    Orrin HatchRUT$15,750$0
    Dean HellerRNV$19,285$0
    John HoevenRND$29,000$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$6,100$0
    Jim InhofeROK$21,700$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$1,700$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$40,600$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$128,990$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$50,950$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$31,500$0
    John KerryDMA$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$75,112$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$90,100$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$2,500$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$29,285$1,000
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$250$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$42,100$10,000
    Mike LeeRUT$9,900$0
    Carl LevinDMI$4,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$97,500$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$13,500$0
    John McCainRAZ$18,550$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$16,400$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$132,950$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$5,500$5,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,250$10,000
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$19,500$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$110,316$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$12,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$13,750$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$48,250$5,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$9,750$5,000
    Rand PaulRKY$9,002$0
    Rob PortmanROH$53,000$0
    Mark PryorDAR$30,700$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$4,900$0
    Harry ReidDNV$74,000$15,000
    Jim RischRID$21,400$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$143,499$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$21,405$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$13,700$1,000
    Chuck SchumerDNY$15,760$11,000
    Jeff SessionsRAL$11,300$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$6,900$5,000
    Richard ShelbyRAL$8,000$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$2,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$150,150$0
    Jon TesterDMT$8,800$5,000
    John ThuneRSD$93,900$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$40,650$0
    Mark UdallDCO$42,950$5,000
    Tom UdallDNM$16,050$4,167
    David VitterRLA$30,250$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$26,800$0
    Jim WebbDVA$3,000$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,350$0
    Roger WickerRMS$44,800$0
    Ron WydenDOR$10,000$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    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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