H.RES.156: Calling for accountability and justice for the assassination of Boris Nemtsov.

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 27, 2019
  • Latest Major Action March 12, 2019

Bill Summary

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

There are 6 statements associated with H.RES.156.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 12

On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 416 - 1 (Roll no. 121). (text: CR H2657-2658)

March 12
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2673-2674)
March 12
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.
March 12
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 156.
March 12
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2657-2660)
March 12
Mr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
March 7
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
March 7
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
March 7
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 27
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Feb. 27

Introduced in the House by Eliot L. Engel (D-N.Y.)

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