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Introduced in House (01/06/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 93


To prohibit United States Government recognition of Russia’s annexation of Crimea.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 6, 2015

Mr. Connolly (for himself and Mr. Chabot) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


A BILL

To prohibit United States Government recognition of Russia’s annexation of Crimea.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition against United States recognition of Russia’s annexation of Crimea.

(a) Statement of policy.—It is the policy of the United States not to recognize the de jure or de facto sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters.

(b) Prohibition.—In accordance with subsection (a), no Federal department or agency may take any action or extend any assistance that recognizes or implies recognition of the de jure or de facto sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters.

(c) Waiver.—The President may waive subsection (a) or (b) if the President determines that it is vital to the national security interests of the United States to do so.


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