H.R. 3573 (108th): North Korean Freedom Act of 2003


Nov 21, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 21, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Leach

Representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2003
Length: 50 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To promote human rights, democracy, and development in North Korea, to promote overall security on the Korean Peninsula and establish a more peaceful world environment, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

North Korean Freedom Act of 2003 - Requires reports on: (1) the North Korean prison and labor camp system, focusing on prisons housing political prisoners; (2) U.S. Government policies toward ... Read more >

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Nov 21, 2003

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3573”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4R, 2D) (show)
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