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H.R. 1644 (115th): Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1644 amends the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 to modify and increase the President’s authority to impose sanctions on persons in violation of certain U.N. Security Council resolution regarding North Korea. Specifically, the bill expands sanctions to deter North Korea’s nuclear weapons programs, targets those individuals overseas who employ North Korean slave labor, cracks down on North Korean shipping and use of international ports, and requires the administration to determine whether North Korea is a state sponsor or terrorism.

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Edward “Ed” Royce

Sponsor. Representative for California's 39th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 4, 2017
Length: 42 pages
Introduced
Mar 21, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 3364: Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 2, 2017. (compare text)
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History

Mar 21, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 29, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 28, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Foreign Affairs

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May 4, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 1644 (115th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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