H.R. 757: North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016

Introduced:

Feb 5, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 18, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 18, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-122

Sponsor:

Edward “Ed” Royce

Representative for California's 39th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2016
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To improve the enforcement of sanctions against the Government of North Korea, and for other purposes.

Summary

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 ...

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History

Feb 5, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 27, 2015
 
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.

Jan 12, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 2, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Feb 10, 2016
 
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.

Feb 12, 2016
 
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.

Feb 18, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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