S.2352: Russian Weapons Embargo Act of 2014

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about foreign trade and international finance
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Sponsor Daniel Coats, R-Ind.
Total Cosponsors 5 (1 Democrat, 4 Republicans)
Introduced May 15, 2014
Latest Major Action July 28, 2014
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Bill Summary

Russian Weapons Embargo Act of 2014 - Prohibits the head of any executive agency from entering into a contract, subcontract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative agreement with, or make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan agreement to Rosoboronexport, any subsidiary or affiliate of it, or any entity that has a business relationship with Rosoboronexport regarding the design, manufacture, or sale of military equipment.

Requires the head of each executive agency to terminate any such arrangement.

Authorizes the President to waive such prohibition if : (1) Rosoboronexport has ceased the transfer of military equipment to, and the maintenance of existing military equipment for, the government of Syria; (2) the armed forces of the Russian Federation have withdrawn from Crimea (other than forces present on certain military bases); and (3) agents of the Russian Federation are not taking measures to destabilize the control of the government of Ukraine over eastern U...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 28, 2014 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
July 28, 2014 Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.
May 15, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.