H.R. 4011 (108th): North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004


Mar 23, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 18, 2004

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 18, 2004.


Pub.L. 108-333


James “Jim” Leach

Representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2004
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To promote human rights and freedom in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Promoting the Human Rights of North KoreansSection101 - Expresses the sense of Congress that:(1) the human rights of North Koreans should remain a key concern in future negotiations ... Read more >


Mar 23, 2004

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 31, 2004
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 21, 2004
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 28, 2004
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 4, 2004
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 18, 2004
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4011”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (17R, 12D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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