H.R. 8438: Belarus Democracy, Human Rights, and Sovereignty Act of 2020

CBO Score

$22 million

Date of Report

Mon November 2nd, 2020

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Legislation Details

116th Congress

To reauthorize the Belarus Democracy Act of 2004.

Sponsor: Rep. Christopher Smith — R — NJ

Expands the President's authority to impose sanctions related to Belarus to include activities surrounding the disputed 2020 Belarusian presidential election and subsequent government crackdown. The bill also expands authorized assistance to Belarus. The President may impose visa-blocking sanctions on any alien who (1) is a member of the Central Election Commission of Belarus or assisted in the manipulation of the August 9...

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