H.R. 1464 (112th): North Korean Child Welfare Act of 2012


Apr 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 14, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 2013.


Pub.L. 112-264


Edward “Ed” Royce

Representative for California's 40th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 28, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to express the sense of Congress regarding North Korean children and children of one North Korean parent and to require the Department of State regularly to brief appropriate congressional committees on efforts to advocate for and develop a strategy to provide assistance in the best interest of these children.

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Related Bills

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S. 416 (Related)
North Korean Refugee Adoption Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2011

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1464” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Apr 8, 2011
Passed House
Sep 11, 2012
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Dec 28, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
Jan 1, 2013
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 14, 2013


55 cosponsors (29D, 26R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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