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H.R.5241: Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va.
Total Cosponsors 17 (8 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Introduced July 29, 2014
Latest Major Action Nov. 20, 2014
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act - Prohibits the U.S. government from recognizing the de jure or de facto sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters.

Prohibits any federal department or agency from taking any action or extending any assistance that recognizes or implies recognition of the de jure or de facto sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters.

Authorizes the President to waive such prohibitions if vital to U.S. national security interests.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 20, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
Nov. 20, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 8, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.
July 29, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.