Lawmakers Agree To Ukraine Aid, Russia Sanctions Bills

Law360, Washington (March 27, 2014, 3:32 PM EDT) -- The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate on Thursday both overwhelmingly agreed to legislation providing financial support to Ukraine and sanctioning Russian leaders and banks, amid Ukraine’s ongoing political crisis.

The House passed H.R. 4278, the Ukraine Support Act, in a 399-19 vote, while the Senate agreed to H.R. 4152 — which would provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine — in a voice vote, after it was brought largely into conformance with H.R. 4278 by an amendment that passed in a 98-2 vote....
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