About This Bill
- Introduced Feb. 27, 2019
- Latest Major Action March 12, 2019
18 (9 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
- Michael McCaul (R-Texas)
- Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.)
- Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.)
- Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.)
- Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.)
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.)
- Jim McGovern (D-Mass.)
- David Cicilline (D-R.I.)
- Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.)
- Jamie Raskin (D-Md.)
- Steven J. Chabot (R-Ohio)
- Will Hurd (R-Texas)
- Joe Wilson (R-S.C.)
- Albio Sires (D-N.J.)
- Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.)
- Christopher H. Smith (R-N.J.)
- Van Taylor (R-Texas)
- Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.)
This resolution condemns Russian President Vladimir Putin and his regime for targeting political opponents and attempting to cover up the assassination of Russian opposition leader and democracy advocate Boris Nemtsov. It also calls on the Department of State to impose sanctions on those involved and to report to Congress on the assassination.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Vote in the House
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2673-2674)
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 156.
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2657-2660)
Mr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Introduced in the House by Eliot L. Engel (D-N.Y.)