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

Introduced:

Oct 6, 2015

Status:

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.

Sponsor:

Cory Gardner

Junior Senator from Colorado

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2015
Length: 60 pages

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the enforcement of sanctions against the Government of North Korea, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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

Oct 6, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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