H.R.8463 - Defending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] (Introduced 09/30/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Intelligence (Permanent Select); Judiciary; Financial Services; Ways and Means; Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/30/2020 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), the Judiciary, Financial Services, Ways and Means, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.8463 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/30/2020)
Defending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2020
This bill requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to report on foreign interference in U.S. elections and requires the President to impose sanctions if such interference occurred and the government of Russia was responsible.
Such sanctions shall include (1) blocking the assets of certain Russian state-owned financial institutions; (2) prohibiting new investments by a U.S. entity or individual in Russia's energy sector or any Russian energy company, and imposing sanctions on a foreign entity or individual that makes such an investment; (3) blocking the assets of entities in Russia's defense and intelligence sectors; (4) prohibiting U.S. entities and persons from engaging in transactions in Russian sovereign debt; (5) blocking the assets of certain senior political figures and oligarchs in Russia who contributed to such interference; and (6) excluding such political figures and oligarchs from entering the United States.
Additionally, the President must make various reports, including on foreign interference in elections and the net worth of certain Russian officials.