Leader Cantor Announcement on Russia PNTR and Human Rights Legislation
August 2, 2012
Contact: Doug Heye, Megan Whittemore
202-225-4000

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) issued the following statement regarding our trade relations with Russia:

"Upon our return from the August constituent work period, the House is prepared to take up under suspension of the rules a bill to extend Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) to Russia, combined with the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act, should the Senate and President commit to support passage before the end of September."