Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (12/22/2005)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the Russian Federation should provide effective protection of intellectual property rights or risk losing its eligibility to participate in the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program; and (2) as part of its effort to accede to the World Trade Organization (WTO) the Russian Federation must ensure the protection of intellectual property by demonstrating that it is willing and able to meet appropriate international obligations.