US SR81 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 27 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-10 - Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3294-3296; text: CR S3295-3296)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

A resolution calling for accountability and justice for the assassination of Boris Nemtsov. This resolution commemorates the life of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and his work promoting democracy and human rights, and condemns Russian President Vladimir Putin and his regime for targeting political opponents and attempting to cover up Nemtsov's assassination. It also calls on the Department of State to (1) impose sanctions on those involved; (2) report to Congress on the assassination; and (3) investigate whether Ramzan Kadyrov, the Russia-backed head of the Chechen Republic, has violated previously imposed U.S. sanctions.

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Title

A resolution calling for accountability and justice for the assassination of Boris Nemtsov.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-10SenateResolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3294-3296; text: CR S3295-3296)
2019-06-03SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
2019-06-03SenateCommittee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Risch with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and with an amended preamble. Without written report.
2019-05-22SenateCommittee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
2019-02-27SenateReferred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S1543-1544)

Same As/Similar To

HR156 (Related) 2019-03-12 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

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