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H.R. 3898: Otto Warmbier North Korea Nuclear Sanctions Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 3898 imposes secondary sanctions with respect to North Korea in order to cut off Pyongyang’s ability to finance its weapons programs. Specifically the bill would: (1) require the Secretary of the Treasury to prohibit, or impose strict conditions on, correspondent or payable-through accounts held in the U.S. by foreign financial institutions that knowingly deal with a “covered person”; (2) prohibit U.S. financial institutions, and persons owned or controlled by such institutions, from knowingly engaging in transaction benefitting covered persons; (3) require the U.S. to ...

Sponsor and status

Garland “Andy” Barr

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 25, 2017
Length: 18 pages
Introduced:

Oct 2, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 24, 2017

This bill passed in the House on October 24, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

39% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Oct 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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Oct 11, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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Oct 12, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 19, 2017
 
On House Schedule

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

Oct 23, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Oct 24, 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. 3898 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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