S. 2144: North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2015

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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Oct 6, 2015


Referred to Committee on Oct 6, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on October 6, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Cory Gardner

Junior Senator from Colorado



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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2015
Length: 60 pages


2% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Oct 6, 2015

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