H.R. 1644: Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act

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 ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 21, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on May 4, 2017

This bill passed in the House on May 4, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Edward “Ed” Royce

Representative for California's 39th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 4, 2017
Length: 42 pages

Prognosis:

36% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 21, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 29, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 29, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Foreign Affairs

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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)

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1644 is 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.

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