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H.R. 2061: North Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2061 reauthorizes human rights and democracy programs under the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004 until 2022. Specifically, the bill authorizes the appropriation of $10 million each year over the 2018—2022 period. These programs promote human rights, democracy, and freedom of information in North Korea, as well as provide humanitarian assistance to North Korean refugees. The bill requires reports to Congress on the implementation of these programs, including a report by the State Department’s Special Envoy on North Korea. The bill also updates freedom of ...

Sponsor and status

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Introduced:

Apr 6, 2017

Status:

Passed House & Senate (President next) on Jun 27, 2018

This bill was passed by Congress on June 27, 2018 and goes to the President next.

Prognosis:

86% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 6, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 15, 2017
 
Considered by Asia and the Pacific

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 27, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 25, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Apr 24, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 27, 2018
 
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. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2061 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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