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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 ...

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

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

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2017
Length: 13 pages
Introduced:

Apr 6, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 25, 2017

This bill passed in the House on September 25, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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 21, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 25, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Pending
 
Passed Senate

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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