Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act
Bill Number: HR-6156
Public Law Number: 112-208
Enacted - Signed by the President
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An act to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes.
Other names for this bill
This bill typically is referred to as the Magnitsky Act.
It is named for Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died in a Moscow prison after uncovering a scheme involving the laundering of millions of dollars into New York luxury properties by Russian mobsters.
What this bill does