US HR958 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on May 8 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Pending: House Foreign Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Condemning the practice of politically motivated imprisonment and calling for the immediate release of political prisoners in the Russian Federation and urging action by the United States Government to impose sanctions with respect to persons responsible for that form of human rights abuse. This resolution condemns political imprisonments in Russia and calls on Russia to release its political prisoners. The resolution also urges the United States to advocate for the release of such prisoners and to identify the Russian officials responsible for their imprisonment.

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Title

Condemning the practice of politically motivated imprisonment and calling for the immediate release of political prisoners in the Russian Federation and urging action by the United States Government to impose sanctions with respect to persons responsible for that form of human rights abuse.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-08HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2020-05-08HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SR524 (Related) 2020-03-02 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S1258-1259)

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