H.R.596 - Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] (Introduced 01/16/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Committee Meetings:||03/07/19 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/13/2019 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Text: H.R.596 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (03/13/2019)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations
To prohibit United States Government recognition of the Russian Federation’s claim of sovereignty over Crimea, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
This Act may be cited as the “Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act”.
(a) Statement of policy.—It is the policy of the United States not to recognize the Russian Federation’s claim of sovereignty 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 implies recognition of the Russian Federation’s claim of sovereignty over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters.
(c) Waiver.—The President may waive the prohibition in subsection (b) on a case-by-case basis if the President determines that it is vital to the national security interests of the United States to do so.
Passed the House of Representatives March 12, 2019.
|Attest:||cheryl l. johnson,|