About the bill
North Korea and its leader Kim Jong-Un are seen by many foreign policy experts as one of the greatest foreign threats to the United States. Their massive human rights abuses include forced labor camps, execution of dissidents, and mass starvation among their people. Their cyberwarfare famously targeted Sony in 2014, preventing the American theatrical release of the anti-North Korean film “The Interview.” They may have up to 20 nuclear warheads in their possession and could potentially have the capability to strike the western United States, though nobody knows for sure because the country has a history of refusing or not fully cooperating with United Nations weapons inspectors. The country claims to have tested a hydrogen bomb in January.
This is the backdrop for the North Korea Sanctions and Policy …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 39th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2016
Length: 24 pages
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Guthrie Votes to Combat Threats to U.S. National Security”
— Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 13, 2016
“House Passes North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2016”
— Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 13, 2016
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 2144: North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2015
Introduced on Oct 6, 2015. 31% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 757 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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